[whatwg] Joe Clark's Criticisms of the WHATWG and HTML 5
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 1 13:39:49 PST 2006
Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
>> To take a slight detour into the (hopefully not too) abstract, what do
>> people think the fundamental point of semantics in HTML is?
> I'd say Machine readability.
Sorry to be pedantic but what do you mean "machine readable"? All
(conforming) HTML documents are "machine readable" in the sense that
they can be parsed by machines, and no machine is capable of
understanding the actual content, so presumably you mean something else.
"The universe doesn't care what you believe. The wonderful thing about
science is that it doesn't ask for your faith, it just asks for your
eyes" --- http://xkcd.com/c154.html
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