[whatwg] My case for Ruby-elements
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Mon Aug 13 04:39:54 PDT 2007
Ian Hickson skrev:
> Yes, I have in fact already begun looking at exactly what the parsing and
> semantic requirements for <ruby> will have to be. It should be added to
> the spec in the coming weeks.
May I add that it might be worthwhile to announce this in some
noticeable way. Right not HTML5 is taking quite a lot of bad heat, with
statements such as "But I really don’t see where HTML5 is better enough"
(compared to HTML 4 at
http://www.molly.com/2007/08/11/dear-w3c-dear-wasp/ in the comment by
A. There is no ruby in XHTML 1.0 and no ruby in HTML 4.
B. XHTML 1.1 requires an XML-mime type. Which won't be supported by MSIE
in any reasonable time frame.
ERGO: The only allowed version of HTML that may be sent to a browser
with the text/html MIME-type will be HTML 5. That's a huge benefit to
say the least!
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