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Re: Splitting up the spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 23:56:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Asbjørn Ulsberg <list@asbjorn.ulsberg.no>, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811242355460.17401@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 25 Nov 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> > > I believe there is a very valid use-case for an as pure "markup 
> > > spec" as possible, and that is: Authors.
> > 
> > As people keep saying (including the ones advocating splitting things 
> > up), authors should be reading authoring guides, not specifications.
> 
> I didn't say that, so please do not over-generalize. It's preferable 
> when authors actually can use what we produce, instead of somebody 
> else's commentary/summary.

We are also producing the authoring guide.

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