Re: [apps-discuss] HTML5 and RFC 2854

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Sat, 25 June 2011 11:21 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] HTML5 and RFC 2854
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On 2011-06-25 13:16, Mykyta Yevstifeyev wrote:
> Currently copying this to ietf-types@ietf.org . I personally think HTML5
> should be backwards-compatible with previous version as well as the
> media type defined for that version. So, first what should be done is
 > ...

But it isn't. It forbids certain things that were allowed before and 
which are in use.

I believe that in this case, a single level of indirection, like the one 
we have in RFC 2854, is the right thing.

Best regards, Julian