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Re: ready to publish "HTML5 differences from HTML4"?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 03:36:37 +0200
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tugerbjhwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 01:38:05 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
wrote:

> Although you didn't list me specifically, I also reviewed the document.  
> I think the document is worth publishing soon, but I would request two  
> specific changes:
>
> 1) In the introduction, please make it more clear that HTML5 itself is  
> not final, and that some of the differences listed in this document may  
> be subject to change and some may currently exist solely due to  
> particular issue areas not having been addressed yet. Also, further  
> changes may be added in the future.

I strongly support anything that makes this clearer...

> 2) Possibly mention some of the controversial changes currently under  
> review. Possible things to list here: de facto semantic definitions for  
> some formerly presentational elements; details of accessibility /  
> media-independence features; style attribute; repetition model.

... such as this.

> I specifically disagree with those who think the most controversial  
> issues must all be resolved before publishing anything. Publishing the  
> differences document will expose knowledge of these changes to a wider  
> audience and possible bring more useful input into the conversation.

I agree.

cheers

Chaals

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