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

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 12:50:18 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0707031050i4e7413eclbc384f2dffba84bc@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On 7/3/07, Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 3 Jul 2007, at 08:32, Robert Burns wrote:
> > Again, this should be something fairly trivial to summarize for
> > long-time participants in the process (for strong memorable
> > rationales). It would be extremely cumbersome and perhaps even
> > futile for those of us who did not participate in the original
> > WhatWG to read through this lengthy record.
> Even if we summarise the reasons, we'll undoubtedly be asked why we
> came to such a conclusion,

Maybe so, but at least it would be a start in adding some substance to
the justification wiki pages for adding/dropping/changing attributes
and elements. If everyone contributed a little to the wiki, it could
really add up. Right now there is little to no justification for
adding/dropping/changing any attributes and elements (with a few
exceptions like headers and the accessibility issues).

> in which case the mailing lists will need
> to be read.

According to the editor [1] all issues must be tracked on _this_
mailing list for the editors to pay attention to them. He said:

> Do not include any content on the wiki page that wasn't first
> posted to this mailing list. (NOR principle)

Best Regard,

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Jun/0003.html

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 3 July 2007 17:50:27 UTC

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