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Re: Design principles - building from justification

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 23:30:25 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Cc: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0902052328190.28232@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 
> > In my head, mostly, though as you note, a lot of the reasoning is also 
> > on the mailing lists. If anyone wants to volunteer to write up the 
> > reasoning for the features in (or not in!) the HTML5 spec, I'd be 
> > happy to meet with them and given them a "brain dump".
> 
> Well, I do think that would be a very useful exercise, particularly for 
> those who have been members only of this WG and who are therefore not 
> familiar with the discussions that took place within WHATWG prior to 
> this WG's establishment.

I agree. If anyone wants to do this, I'd be more than happy to help them, 
as I noted last year:

   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Jul/0396.html

...and again earlier today (as you quote above).

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