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Re: Title of the HTML5 document

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 08:30:58 -0400
Message-ID: <4A1BE102.2060305@intertwingly.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 25 May 2009 16:38:59 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
> wrote:
>> The section is labeled.  Now the section needs to be included in a
>>  specification whose title, subtitle, or abstract heralds that
>> material.
> 
> While I do not necessarily disagree, there is precedence for this.
> E.g. SVG Tiny 1.2 does not mention in the title/subtitle/abstract
> that it includes a network, timing, and XML parser API. It does not
> even mention it covers APIs for the elements defined within the
> specification. I'm not sure this is problematic. Everyone skimming
> through the specification will notice it.
> 
> Having said that, I wouldn't mind holding ourselves to a higher
> standard. The WHATWG abstract needs updating anyway to reflect the
> extraction of various features and the W3C abstract could use an
> update too.

Given that the extractions are not complete, perhaps it would be best 
for the update can wait.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Tuesday, 26 May 2009 12:31:40 GMT

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