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

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 11:18:36 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0270912070918n4a836b2egfda254fcae3af7d7@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> 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
>

I agree with you both, on all counts.

Geoffrey, you have pointed out compelling arguments. Perhaps a
discussion off-list would be best.

Shelley
Received on Monday, 7 December 2009 17:19:19 UTC

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