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Re: "presentation concerns" out of scope? (detailed review of section 1. Introduction)

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 22:54:47 +0200
Message-ID: <48275D17.5070600@lachy.id.au>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2007, Dan Connolly wrote:
>> This paragraph contradicts itself:
>>
>> "The scope of this specification does not include addressing 
>> presentation concerns (although default rendering rules for Web browsers 
>> are included at the end of this specification). "
>>
>> I wouldn't mind striking it. Or perhaps re-phrase positively:
> 
> I agree that the paragraph in the spec is suboptimal, but I'm not sure 
> your proposal is significantly better...

How about changing it to something like this:

This specification defines the default rendering for web browsers; 
however, features that enable authors to significantly customise the 
presentation of a document are out of scope.

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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