[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Dec 7 18:38:11 PST 2006
On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, Sam Ruby wrote:
> > They were made around the same time (Trackback was invented first). My
> > point was just that Trackback is not a good example of why you need
> > more attributes in HTML, since there are equivalent technologies that
> > do it with existing markup and no loss of detail.
> I disagree. The pingback specification does NOT do exactly what the
> trackback specification does.
> Pingback discovery works for any media type, does not deal with any
> granularity smaller than a URL.
> Trackback discovery is limited to (X)HTML, but can deal with multiple
> entries on a single page. Here's an example:
Granted, but that doesn't change the point being made here.
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