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

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 18:51:26 +0000
Message-ID: <47505BAE.3070309@cam.ac.uk>
To: "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
CC: "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>, HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>

Philip Taylor (Webmaster) wrote:
> 
> 
> James Graham wrote:
> 
>> T.V Raman wrote:
> 
>>> Lets just say that I continue to be sceptical about there
>>> existing a language definition for authors. And as others have
>>> stated, some kind of tutorial does not a language definition make.
>>
>> OK, let me be more specific. I suggest that the information required 
>> to "tell me how to write my document correctly" is in section 3 [1] 
>> and section 8.1 [2] of the current specification. Can you be more 
>> specific about why you believe I am wrong?
>>
>> [1] http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#semantics
>> [2] http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#writing0
> 
> Maybe because the third line of your first reference
> states "This section is non-normative" ? 

I believe that is in reference to section 3.1 /only/; not section 3 as a whole 
(see also e.g. 4.10.1, 5.1, 6.3.1). If there is a real clarity issue perhaps we 
could s/section/subsection/.

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