[Standards] Bookmarks 2 extensibility

Philipp Hörist philipp at hoerist.com
Mon Nov 25 13:47:55 UTC 2019


> On Mon, 25 Nov 2019 at 12:26, Jonas Schäfer <jonas at wielicki.name> wrote:
>
>> The only thing I wonder is: Why an extra sub-element? This reminds me of
>> the
>> `X-` prefix which has since been deprecated. We *do* have namespacing in
>> XML,
>> let’s make use of that. Simply state that all unknown child elements of
>> the
>> <{bookmarks:0}conference/> element must be preserved; no need to stuff it
>> away
>> in an extra element.
>>
>
>
>From a programming perspective I would argue that storing one element away
is much less work than searching for all unknown child elements.

Regards
Philipp
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