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Re: Differences between the W3C and WHATWG specifications

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 09:32:37 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTikxc4G5eOnwv5cOgrrVnKSBTc0ufyo2BrfEPMjc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
hi all,
I object to this change and ask that the former text be re-instated in the
specification.
How long is an appropriate time to wait before an issue can be raised?

regards
stevef

On 22 June 2010 09:06, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Jun 2010, Sam Ruby wrote:
> >
> > I understand that Ian fixed a bug.  What I don't understand (and the
> > context here is the topic of convergence) is why Ian agreed to fix that
> > bug, but only in the W3C copy of the spec.
>
> I made the change only in the W3C version because I believe it's a bad
> change, but did not believe it was bad enough to argue against.
>
>
> > Either there is a problem with it or there is not. To fix it in just
> > one spec is, in itself, an indication that convergence is felt to be
> > an important criteria.
>
> Fair enough. Since I feel, as you do, that convergence is an important
> criteria, I've done as you suggest and reverted the change from the
> W3C copy.
>
> HTH,
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Steve Faulkner
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