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Re: Request for clarification on HTML 5 publication status (ISSUE-19)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 00:24:59 +0100
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t2ktzxj964w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 00:15:20 +0100, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>  
wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2007, at 2:53 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> The DOM and other features you mention are part of our charter  
>> deliverables, so it would not make sense to remove them from the spec.
>
> Not all deliverables need to be in a single spec.  What does need to
> be in the spec is a definition of HTML that does not require a DOM,
> because MOST implementations of HTML processing do not have a DOM.

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-conformance.html#conformance  
covers those implementations already.


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