[whatwg] Semantic styling languages in the guise of HTML attributes.
mikeschinkel at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 15:19:25 PST 2006
Matthew Raymond wrote:
> I'm not always the most tactful or sensitive person. If my
> choice of words in my original message offended you, I
> apologize. My passion for a subject occasionally makes me
> blind to how others might interpret my message.
> If you really want to debate the original topic, I'll be
> waiting. I'd be pleasantly surprised if this actually turned
> into a discussion about semantic styling languages...
Can you please explain exactly what you mean about "semantic styling
languages?" Do you mean the same as what Tantek refers to as "semantic
(X)HTML?"  I think of "styling" as relating to fonts, colors,
I decided to google for your various comments to try to get an understanding
of what you were talking about in past discussions and I was sure that you
had to have expressed this issue in the past. I found this link . From it
> The problem is that, for all the creative ways you can
> use hCalendar/hCard, it's more complicated for webmasters
> to read and understand and more complicated for
> developers to implement. Furthermore, I dislike the entire
> system of using class names as markup. Class names
> should be reserved for user-defined semantics.
Is this the same issue?
P.S. Based on some of your comments from  you might find that I am in
more agreement with you than you first assumed (or maybe not, I won't know
until I better understand your issues.)
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