On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 3:05 AM, Per Bothner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> There may be preferable alternatives to the .xx. syntax currently
>> I'm fairly sure however that we don't want to introduce angle brackets,
>> because after all this spec is intended to be used heavily with XML.
> That's certainly a valid concern - though only for people typing raw XML
> Probably most people benefiting from this spec wouldn't be typing and
> reading raw XML - but I don't know the target "market" that well.
To me, the obvious target formats are:
1. HTML and XML
2. RDF (in its various syntax forms; both XML and otherwise)
So the details of syntax can't trample of any of that (and thus, angle
brackets are out).
I also think it's highly desirable this be a superset of ISO 8601.
Finally, I think it would be highly desirable to include a working