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Re: Why splitting HTML5 into several specs has failed to work (Was: Request for clarification on HTML 5 publication status)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 17:25:27 +0100
Message-ID: <47503977.5040003@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 16:08:21 +0100, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> I note that the list of interconnected aspects above does *not* 
>> contain the actual HTML5 document format :-).
> 
> Navigation depends on <a>, <area>, <link>, etc. Parsing depends on 
> <script>. The HTML format depends on <script>, <a>, etc. Offline depends 
> on parsing and navigation. And writing HTML depends on offline. This 
> stuff has been said repeatedly on this mailing list already.

That something *depends* on an element is not a problem. Is that so hard 
to see?

Problems arise if there are circular dependencies. Are there any?

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 30 November 2007 16:25:59 GMT

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