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

From: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 04:05:13 -0500
Message-Id: <81210DDB-061C-44FA-8E30-3E53613A7A76@robburns.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On Jul 3, 2007, at 3:58 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> 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.

Except premature exposure can be a very bad thing. We're not ready yet.

Take care,
Rob
Received on Tuesday, 3 July 2007 09:05:23 GMT

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