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Re: toward W3C Working Draft: design principles? spec? other? (survey)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2007 14:06:11 +0200
To: "Henrik Dvergsdal" <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ttebwldy64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 04 Jun 2007 13:10:12 +0200, Henrik Dvergsdal  
<henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:
> On 4 Jun 2007, at 12:43, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> But if we are to follow this literally, we must, at least in  
>>> principle, be able to state the rationale behind *every single  
>>> feature* in HTML5 with use cases, research etc. referring to actual  
>>> usage in the wild. If not, what parts of the spec can safely be  
>>> excluded from such scrutiny?
>> Indeed. Rationale can be mostly found in the WHATWG mailing list  
>> archives. It has been said multiple times on this list already that  
>> somebody problably has to volunteer and collect it on a wiki if they  
>> want it in a more accessible format.
> And what if the rationale and the pros/cons pertaining to a particular  
> construct or modification cannot be found anywhere? Should it still be  
> left in the spec?

You ask on the mailing list?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 4 June 2007 12:06:27 UTC

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