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Re: supporting both formats html5 & xhtml5 re: http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#xhtml5

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2007 13:26:56 -0500
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20071224182656.GA5558@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Monday 2007-12-24 13:06 -0500, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> CSS3, and any other modular spec, says exactly that, however.  Typically 
> this is done because there are multiple constituencies in the specification 
> process which have only somewhat overlapping requirements.

It could also be done because of a desire to delay (and perhaps let
the market influence) the decision of which modules are more
important to get into which release of the specification.  (See
http://www.w3.org/TR/css-beijing/ for slightly more detailed
explanation.)

-David

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