[rfc-i] Graceful degradation is key, was: Re: draft-hildebrand-html-rfc

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Sun Jul 15 16:25:22 PDT 2012

Existence proof:


scheme <span class='rfc2119'>MUST</span> allow

$ links -dump draft-hildebrand-html-rfc.html | grep "scheme MUST allow"

   metadata scheme MUST allow unambiguous selection.


Joe Hildebrand

On 7/14/12 11:21 AM, "Tim Bray" <tbray at textuality.com> wrote:

>On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 8:26 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum
><iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:
>> No, you can't use tools like grep because once you've found something,
>>you can't see that what you found properly if it doesn't display fully
>>on the command line.
>Well, I do, actually. All the time, on XML and HTML.  Also on nroff
>output.  Also source code.  Each has its irritants.  Each is useful.
>I¹m really getting tired of people saying ³You can¹t/shouldn¹t X² when
>X is well-known to work, and is widely used.
>Which has happened over and over in this conversation.  Like I said,
>clutching at straws.
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