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Re: 3.15 Tabular Data Review

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 07:28:25 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0708020528p49b6bc03qfdb1c46ce0330f96@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

On 8/1/07, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2007, Laura Carlson wrote:
> >
> > It also says:
> > "Known issues are usually marked like this. There are some spec-wide
> > issues that have not yet been addressed: case-sensitivity is a very
> > poorly handled topic right now, and the firing of events needs to be
> > unified (right now some bubble, some don't, they all use different
> > text to fire events, etc)."
> >
> > > Peppering it with several kilobytes of "this isn't final" notes would
> > > not add much value, imho.
> >
> > There is already a CSS mechanism in place for marking up "known issues".
> > Headers, summary, and long description are certainly "known".
>
> The "known issue" markup is what I've used to record issues I run across
> while I'm editing the text, which aren't recorded elsewhere. There are
> literally thousands of open issues (in the form of wiki entries from this
> group and e-mails that I've received or that were sent to the WHATWG
> list),

Thanks, Ian.

Perhaps a sentence  or two in the spec's "known issues" paragraph
explaining that  would help clarify? (e.g. "Many other issues are
known. Consequently, they are being  researched, documented, and duly
considered by the working group.")

Best Regards,
Laura

-- 
Laura L. Carlson
http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign/
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