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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 14:57:29 -0500
Message-ID: <4B1D5E29.4090403@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:
> 
> 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 
> rationale.

+1

> Regards,
> Maciej

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 7 December 2009 19:58:11 UTC

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