Tag Standard Updated (Re: [vorbis] Quality & Tags)
krooger at debian.org
Sun Feb 3 17:52:13 PST 2002
On Sun, Feb 03, 2002 at 08:40:48PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>I'm not at all arguing that it's not useful information. I'm just going
>along with the general concept that's been thrown in my own face :)
>multiple times: keep the tags as minimal and to the guidelines as possible.
>If there are exceptions being made to the design guidelines (as this tag
>would be), at least acknowledge (and justify) it in the proposal so people
>don't come along later complaining "you don't follow your own guidelines
>in a document this small?" and so on.
Monty himself posted that "minimal" wasn't the most important goal, only
a desirable one. In other words, don't throw the baby out with the
bathwater. If its useful information to a significant number of people,
its better to agree on what to call that information.
I believe I justified the ENCODING tag as fitting with goal #1 of the
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