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Re: missing principle

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 13:46:35 -0500
To: bhopgood@brookes.ac.uk
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1177699595.22874.397.camel@dirk>

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 18:31 +0100, bhopgood@brookes.ac.uk wrote:
> Daniel,
> To which one answer would be that this is a WG of the W3C which stands for
> World Wide Web and it has no mandate to deal with email which has a
> completely different set of problems so whether or not HTML has a role
> outside W3C is not the concern of W3C or this WG therefore.

I don't subscribe to that answer. Use of HTML in email is fairly
important. W3C is organizing a workshop on it as we speak.


> Don't destroy HTML on the Web by making it usable as a way of sending email.

I doubt it's necessary to destroy HTML to make it usable as a
way of sending email.

> Bob

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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