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An HTML language specification

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 13:42:03 -0500
Message-ID: <e9dffd640811141042r61db05e7rd2efa1fa458a5af2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Hi Ian,

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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?

I think we've had this discussion before 8-)

As often happens, Roy says it better than I could;


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