[Playlist] extensibility of the format
lgonze at panix.com
Tue Mar 9 00:04:43 UTC 2004
6. It is not good XML -- the x-type tags are not how new tags are added
to XML specifications. The whole point behind XML is to be able to add
new elements at a later point in time, and using x-type tags is not
using XML's best features.
--> The x-Tags aren't about just adding new tags. The point is to make a
distinction between standard accepted tags which could be used by
else for something useful, and your own "personal data" tags. For
doubt anyone else would care what the value of the x-Yahoo-ID tag is
Yahoo. However, if someone added a <Mood> tag, other people might want
use that as well.
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