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Re: "HTML: The Markup Language" (draft attempt an "HTML producers" spec)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 21:41:42 +0000 (UTC)
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811132140470.1041@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Mark Baker wrote:
> 
> I don't believe there should be a "producers spec" and a "consumers
> spec".  I believe there should be a single "language spec" - in the
> same vein as HTML 4, CSS, SVG, etc.

The HTML5 spec _is_ the language spec.

If you don't think it's a language spec, could you elaborate in detail on 
what makes a "language" spec vs whatever the HTML5 spec is? How does the 
HTML5 spec differ from CSS2.1 or SVG in terms of what a language spec is?

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