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Re: New split-out drafts vs. modular design

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 21:24:55 -0500
Message-ID: <7c2a12e21001101824r4aea3164q98b55ebb2066f0bc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am concerned, though, about the fact, as you mentioned in your
> email, that the WhatWG HTML document has changed its name to WhatWG
> HTML, and that it includes items split out from the HTML5
> specification. In fact, if elements such as details, progress, and
> meter are actually deleted (not split off), there will be potential
> variances now between the two documents.
>
> This is not a good idea. This is not a sound technical decision.

What do you propose, short of effectively shutting down the WHATWG or
HTMLWG altogether?  That would solve the problem, but doesn't seem
likely.
Received on Monday, 11 January 2010 02:25:28 UTC

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