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Re: Backward-compatibility of text/html media type (ACTION-334, ACTION-364)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2010 17:26:34 +0100
Message-ID: <4B68523A.8060302@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, www-tag@w3.org
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 02 Feb 2010 16:58:03 +0100, <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>> That's the choice, I think.  I prefer #1.
> The reason I prefer #2 is that we have had reason to obsolete features 
> over time. Given that it makes sense that conformance also evolves over 
> time as we learn more about the medium.

But we're not obsoleting, we're removing.

If HTML5 only removed things that were already deprecated in HTML4 we'd 
probably have a different discussion.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 2 February 2010 16:27:24 UTC

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