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Re: Request that "conforming document" be better defined and more carefully referenced

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 11:12:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4CA4A8C9.5040102@arcanedomain.com>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
On Feb. 10, I sent the comment to which this is a reply [1], requesting 
that an effort be made to clarify use of the term "conforming document" in 
the HTML5 draft Recommendation.  I have looked at the latest HTML5 draft, 
and as best I can tell, it does not address my concern.

As the HTML WG moves forward with its efforts to resolve issues, I am 
curious what the status is of this one.  I don't >think< I've received any 
indication that it's being tracked anywhere, but if I missed that, please 
accept my apologies. Is this going to be addressed at some point in the 
future, and if so is there a bugzilla entry or other tracking document I 
should follow?

Also, very observant followers of the TAG's work will note that I have for 
months had a (self-assigned) action on a related topic, I.e. to request 
clarification of the term "applicable specifications" in the HTML 5 drafts. 
  Revisiting the question again, I've convinced myself that my concerns in 
this area are already pretty well signaled in email [1], and that should a 
clarification be needed regarding "applicable specs.", it will naturally 
result from the already requested clarification regarding "conforming 
documents".  Accordingly, I do not anticipate sending a further request 
after all, and I will inform the TAG of my intention to drop that TAG action.

Thank you very much.

(writing for myself, not the TAG)

P.S. Please note that the IBM email address used to file the original 
comment no longer works;  please contact me at nrm AT arcanedomain.com when 
necessary.  Thank you.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-comments/2010Feb/0011.html
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