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Re: "Controlled environments" in scope for HTML working group

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2010 20:44:45 -0800
Cc: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <4210F9C1-9A97-40B7-9334-D3963E640706@apple.com>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>

On Jan 2, 2010, at 7:41 PM, Adam Barth wrote:

>
> Regardless of who funds the W3C as a whole, the charter of this
> working group is quite clear on this point:
>
> "A language evolved from HTML4 for describing the semantics of
> documents and applications on the World Wide Web."

I think we should treat usefuleness in a controlled environment as an  
opportunistic benefit, but not a primary goal. In particular, if a  
feature is truly only useful for controlled environments, then it's  
not obvious it needs to be conforming for authors.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 3 January 2010 04:45:18 GMT

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