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Re: Comments on draft-ietf-conneg-media-features-02.txt
Note that we did succeed in getting the HTML 4.0 specification
worded to accept media descriptors not pre-defined in the spec.
It doesn't say "MEDFREE" in the HTML 4.0 spec. But we did manage
to save a spot for the registry concept in the logic of
In addition to the descriptions of the predefined media options
in the HTML 4.0 specification, you might also want to visit
Linkname: HTML4/CSS2 Accessibility Recommendations
for a more explicit discussion of the application of
extensibility to adaptive technology.
to follow up on what Koen Holtman said:
> From owner-ietf-medfree@xxxxxxx Fri Oct 2 05:39:55 1998
> From: koen@xxxxxxxxxx (Koen Holtman)
> Message-Id: <199810020935.LAA05812@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Comments on draft-ietf-conneg-media-features-02.txt
> To: GK@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Graham Klyne)
> Date: Fri, 2 Oct 1998 11:35:16 +0200 (MET DST)
> Cc: hardie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, ietf-medfree@xxxxxxx
> In-Reply-To: <220.127.116.1181001101340.008ef5a0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "Graham Klyne" at Oct 1, 98 09:49:25 pm
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> Graham Klyne:
> >I *think* Koen may be referring to capabilities of devices that render
> >character values directly in some sense, rather than the use of text to
> >encode other forms of data. This suggests to me that Al's suggestion of
> >using HTML media types may be helpful in this area.
> I see textonly as a tag which is mainly used for labling _content_,
> e.g. the HTML page with a picture of something vs. the HTML page with a
> textual description of the same thing. Knowing that a device
> (browser) has 'textonly=true' would not tell you all that much about
> the device.
> A more general comment: I will review the situation in XML etc.
> before actually writing a tag definition. Thanks for all the
> references. I am aware of the work in the w3c but it has been a while
> since I last reviewed its status.
> >Graham Klyne