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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 10:44:30 -0800
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>
Message-id: <9B379E42-37DA-4332-BA59-D0E8DCB19CA6@apple.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>

On Dec 7, 2009, at 9:12 AM, Sam Ruby 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.

To clarify, what I meant by (b) is that a Change Proposal without  
rationale would not be considered a valid Change Proposal. Thus, the  
person wishing to pursue this would have to provide an initial  
rationale, before anyone would be obligated to provide the opposing  

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