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Re: [W3C docs] We should teach by example.

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 09:31:14 -0500
To: Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>
Cc: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1184164274.4187.21.camel@pav>

I encouraged some discussion in this thread as input to
the editor of "HTML5 differences from HTML4", but I think
it's time to bring this thread to a close.
The editor has considered these suggestions; we're
starting to repeat ourselves and get into tangents.

In particular...

On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 09:59 -0400, Maurice Carey wrote:
> I strongly believe that just teaching them to close all their tags properly
> will "almost guarantee" that it will just work in all browsers (except IE).

Then by all means, teach them. Please do write a tutorial or something.

43 WG members have indicated interest in "tutorial development, quick
reference, course materials, ..."
 -- http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/40318/tasks83/results

I'm starting to wonder if a separate mailing list for tutorial
development would catalyze tangible progress.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Wednesday, 11 July 2007 14:31:26 UTC

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