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Re: Splitting HTML from the HTML DOM (was Re: Renamed topic: focus and length of HTML5)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:12:06 -0500
Message-ID: <4B1D3766.2060700@intertwingly.net>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 
> I'm not sure that anyone is advocating splitting HTML 
> from the HTML DOM. I'm not sure it's worth discussing in depth unless 
> someone wants to propose doing it.

+1

> If anyone does want to make that case that some aspects of the HTML spec 
> should be split from the spec for the HTML DOM, then the burden of proof 
> would be on them to show that this is (a) feasible and (b) an overall 
> improvement.

re: (a) +1
re: (b) -1

In the (at present, purely hypothetical case) where somebody wishes to 
actively pursue this AND demonstrates that it is feasible, then we would 
need rationales for both sides.

> Regards
> 
> Maciej

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 7 December 2009 17:12:39 UTC

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