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Re: [xml-dev] Convention versus standard

I agree. Perhaps it would be better to use the terms 'COMMON practice'
and 'BEST practice' rather than 'convention' (the association seems
more intuitive as does the distinction) ?


2008/7/21 Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>:
> On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 01:04:09PM -0400, Costello, Roger L. wrote:
>> Is a convention the same thing as a best practice?
> No, not in general.  Things that are "usually done" or that are
> done by most people are not necessarily the best way to do
> things or even good things to do.
> Liam
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