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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 02:13:04 +0000 (UTC)
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0704130212140.13484@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 13 Apr 2007, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Le 13 avr. 2007 à 04:46, James Graham a écrit :
> >
> > All future versions of the spec should be developed under the premise 
> > of "don't break the web" thereby making spec-version information in 
> > documents unnecessary*.
> > 
> > *Ignoring editors which may want to save metadata about a document, 
> > including the HTML subset that is being used to edit it, which is not 
> > useful outside of that editor.
> 
> Authoring tools are *part of the Web*

Sure, but the editor-specific metadata James mentioned isn't. It's not 
required for interoperability outside of roundtripping through that 
editor.

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