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Re: An HTML language specification

From: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2008 00:55:34 -0500
Message-ID: <fb6fbf560811222155p38f9b613q9c3945a43ac89729@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2008, Jim Jewett wrote:

>> > This would be a very weird split ("vocabulary" vs "DOM and processing
>> > requirements"), with, to my knowledge, no precedent.

>> It isn't that far from the split betwen HTML and DOM in previous specs.

> HTML4 contains all the implementation requirements of the HTML4 language.

> Are you proposing splitting just the DOM, or the DOM and the
> implementation requirements?

I am not certain that I understand what you mean by "implementation

Assuming that I do correctly understand what you mean by
"implementation requirements", then those should also be split from
the vocabulary -- but it might well make sense to keep them with the

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