[whatwg] typing links
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 30 18:24:12 PDT 2007
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Ben Adida wrote:
> On 30 Oct 2007, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Nov 2004, Ben Adida wrote:
> Wow, that was a while ago :)
Hey, I said I'd reply to all feedback. I just didn't say when! :-)
> > Actually URLs are already allowed in HTML5 -- anything that doesn't
> > contain spaces can be used.
> Given the progress we've made since Nov 2004, my interest at this point
> goes beyond @rel: I'd like to see a way to make RDFa work in
> HTML5/XHTML5. Where would be a good place to start?
As with any new feature, the best place to start is to work out what
the underlying problem is (for authors or users). For example, with
<progress>, the problem was that there was no progress bar control, and
that authors were therefore faking progress bar controls with <div>s and
<img>s, which was making the user experience inconsistent with the native
UI, as well as making it hard for non-visual users to determine what was
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