[whatwg] Menus, fallback, and backwards compatibility: ideas wanted

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 19 17:14:19 PST 2005

On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Nate H. wrote:
> >
> > > Many people have tried this kind of thing in the past, with little 
> > > success. As far as I can tell, there is little interest from Web 
> > > authors in describing their site map (which is more a graph than a 
> > > tree, and which is getting all the more dynamic with things like 
> > > wikis).
> >
> > Well, it's not necessary to describe the complete graph. Not many 
> > authors would want it.
> Any chance adopting google's sitemap format would be enough? If so then 
> authors might be compelled to create the sitemap for google's benefit 
> and then repeat the benefits of the what spec's usage as well.

I'm not sure Google's sitemaps are really what Alexey was intending here. 
(Google's sitemaps are more a list of URIs than a map.)

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