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Re: Should we Publish a Language Specification?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 18:42:17 +0100
Message-ID: <49244FF9.80803@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>, Dean Edridge <dean@dean.org.nz>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, Ben Millard <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> I think it would be pretty bad to have multiple normative specs for the 
> syntax of HTML. I would be strongly opposed to publishing Mike's 
> document as Working Draft or later unless its status is changed to 
> informative. Already it is out of sync with the main HTML5 spec on such 
> basic things as the set of elements in the language.
> ...

I agree that the language HTML5 should have a singular normative 
definition. I'd prefer it not to be the same document that describes all 
the rest.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 19 November 2008 17:43:07 UTC

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