Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-06-03 Thread Brett Zamir
On 3/11/2010 10:44 AM, Brett Zamir wrote: On 3/11/2010 10:31 AM, Ian Hickson wrote: I would recommend following a pattern somewhat like the Web's initial development: create a proof of concept, and convince people that it's what they want. That's the best way to get a feature adopted. This is

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-06-03 Thread Brett Zamir
On 6/4/2010 12:59 PM, Brett Zamir wrote: On 3/11/2010 10:44 AM, Brett Zamir wrote: On 3/11/2010 10:31 AM, Ian Hickson wrote: I would recommend following a pattern somewhat like the Web's initial development: create a proof of concept, and convince people that it's what they want. That's the

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-03-10 Thread Ian Hickson
On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, Brett Zamir wrote: Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx This has not caught on in other browsers, though I believe it could be a very powerful feature once the feature was

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-03-10 Thread Brett Zamir
On 3/11/2010 9:19 AM, Ian Hickson wrote: On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, Brett Zamir wrote: Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx This has not caught on in other browsers, though I believe it could be a very

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-03-10 Thread Ian Hickson
On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Brett Zamir wrote: Is there really a need for a more dedicated mechanism? It's not clear that there is much pent-up demand for this. There wasn't a lot of pent up demand for the web itself either (why would people or companies want to link to other people's

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-03-10 Thread Brett Zamir
On 3/11/2010 10:31 AM, Ian Hickson wrote: On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Brett Zamir wrote: Is there really a need for a more dedicated mechanism? It's not clear that there is much pent-up demand for this. There wasn't a lot of pent up demand for the web itself either (why would people or

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-02-10 Thread Simon Pieters
On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 08:55:56 +0100, Martin Atkins m...@degeneration.co.uk wrote: Brett Zamir wrote: Hi, Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx Internet Explorer supports a non-standard attribute

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-02-10 Thread Thomas Broyer
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Simon Pieters wrote: On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 08:55:56 +0100, Martin Atkins wrote: Brett Zamir wrote: Hi,  Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx Internet Explorer

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-02-10 Thread Brett Zamir
On 2/10/2010 3:55 PM, Martin Atkins wrote: Brett Zamir wrote: Hi, Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx This has not caught on in other browsers, though I believe it could be a very powerful feature

Re: [whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-02-09 Thread Martin Atkins
Brett Zamir wrote: Hi, Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx This has not caught on in other browsers, though I believe it could be a very powerful feature once the feature was supported with a UI

[whatwg] URN or protocol attribute

2010-02-08 Thread Brett Zamir
Hi, Internet Explorer has an attribute on anchor elements for URNs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms534710%28VS.85%29.aspx This has not caught on in other browsers, though I believe it could be a very powerful feature once the feature was supported with a UI that handled URNs (as