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Re: Normative Dependency and the Seven Drafts

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 09:20:26 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: public-canvas-api@w3.org, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uyuj0car64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Tue, 18 Aug 2009 09:09:40 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>> [...]
>>
>> The reason XMLHttpRequest references HTML5 by the way is because HTML5
>> defines some essential bits of the Web platform that are not defined
>> anywhere else. Pretty much any specification that defines an API in
>> detail needs to reference HTML5.
>
> How so?  Isn't Web IDL a more relevant spec to reference when defining  
> an API?

Both are relevant. See my other email for some examples.


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