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Re: Neutrality in "HTML 5 differences from HTML 4"

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007 10:58:54 +0200
To: "Robert Burns" <rob@robburns.com>
Cc: "Ben 'Cerbera' Millard" <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tuvskgqd64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 03 Jul 2007 10:51:48 +0200, Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com> wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2007, at 3:34 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Tue, 03 Jul 2007 09:32:51 +0200, Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> The only value for this differences document currently is to help  
>>> drive the decision making of this WG.
>> It's to help people outside this WG who don't have time to read all of  
>> HTML 5 or follow this mailing list to see what the differences are and  
>> comment on them. It gives them the ability to review the document as  
>> well and it seems to be helping members of this WG as well. (It's also  
>> very much non-normative and not binding in any way.)
> People outside the WG can read about the differences here:
> <http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Differences_from_HTML4>

Correct, they could. However, it seems that when the W3C does something it  
gets much wider exposure. For instance, the above wiki page appeared on  
maybe a single blog while the editor draft I wrote appeared on hundreds.  
Having more exposure is very important I think.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 3 July 2007 09:00:43 UTC

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