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Comment on the size and modularity of the HTML 5 spec

From: José Manuel Cantera Fonseca <jmcf@tid.es>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:29:50 +0100
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
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Dear all,

First of all congrats for the FPWD of HTML 5. However I'm a big 
concerned about the size and modularity of this spec and as a result its 
readability. I have never seen such a big spec in the W3C space. You are 
mixing in the same document:

- Markup
- APIs very different: UI APIs, Connection APIs, DOM APIs
- Algorithms for browsing implementation of features
- Some features present in browsers not documented in any place
- Events and different kind of events
- Application-related issues such as session management or
offline interaction
- Examples or material for a primer document

I think you need to refactor this spec in different documents each one 
addressing different things.
It would be good for the public who will understand better what is HTML 
5 and its related technologies.

Best Regards

Jose Manuel Cantera
Telefónica I+D
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 09:27:17 UTC

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