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Re: 3.2. Common microsyntaxes

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 12:45:42 +0200
To: "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tv9xig0464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 30 Jul 2007 12:39:51 +0200, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>  
> Would it fit better in section 2, which is all about the DOM?

It's not just for the DOM. It defines attribute value syntax among other  
things which is relevant for any serialization.

> I would like it moved (but I'm just one person). I think section 3
> could be quite good for authors, but I think it would be simpler if
> microsyntaxes (being a very implementation/parsing biased section)
> were not part of that section.

The section is just as much for authors as it is for implementors.

> I think it's unnecessarily complex otherwise. Could be a nice, neat
> section about HTML elements, attributes and their semantics.

I'm thinking it might be good to publish a non-normative version of the  
specification where all user agent requirements are removed at some point  
in the future.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 30 July 2007 10:45:48 UTC

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