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Re: Do we have data? (Was Re: "Pave The Cowpaths" Design Principle)

From: Henrik Dvergsdal <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 10:53:56 +0200
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To: public-html@w3.org


On 16 May 2007, at 09:52, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Wed, 16 May 2007, Henrik Dvergsdal wrote:
>>
>> I guess this one goes to Ian then: Where is it posted? Would it be
>> possible to re-post to this list?
>
> One set of data is here:
>
>    http://code.google.com/webstats/index.html
>
> That was taken from the original research I did for HTML5 back in  
> 2005. I
> have continued to do that kind of research to support the decisions  
> that
> I've made as editor since then (e.g. I have data on the  
> distribution on
> the number of <base> elements per page, ignoring <base> elements with
> duplicate values), but I haven't published the data anywhere since  
> it's
> somewhat tedious to have to write it all up (basically, I can  
> either write
> it up and publish it, or I can edit the spec, and the latter seems  
> to be a
> better use of my time).

Thanks. This is the kind of grounding we need when we discuss the  
situation out in "the wild". Lots of interesting links to other works  
too.

--
Henrik
Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2007 08:54:29 GMT

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