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Re: Complexity of HTML5 (was Re: The Complexity Argument)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:35:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4AB6057D.6020806@xn--mlform-iua.no>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>, public-html@w3.org
Maciej Stachowiak On 09-09-20 03.11:

> On Sep 19, 2009, at 5:47 PM, Steven Rowat wrote:

>> To understand what is are acceptable amounts and types of  
>> complexity, from my perspective it seems useful to see what happens  
>> if we first split "regular web authors" into:
>>    a) people who produce their own content that they wish to have  
>> distributed (or sold) via web pages, versus
>>    b) web-page coders who code to support other people's content  
>> (usually as a profession).

   [...]

> HTML5 does not provide anything specific to enable selling of content,  
> but then, neither did HTML4. E-commerce and revenue models are out of  
> scope for HTML.


I'll use your vague link to what Steven said to say the following:

If "people who produce their own content that they wish to have 
distributed (or sold) via web pages" is out of scope for HTML5, 
then you are confirming what Steven said.
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leif halvard silli
Received on Sunday, 20 September 2009 10:36:23 GMT

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