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Re: An HTML5 logo

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 18:02:01 +0100
To: "Jeremy Keith" <jeremy@adactio.com>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: "Ian Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vpn39nrxwxe0ny@widsith.local>
On Fri, 21 Jan 2011 17:34:33 +0100, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>  
wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 02:51, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com> wrote:
>> Ian wrote:
>>> We have an SVG logo and very much want to create CSS and WOFF  
>>> identities (and others). I understand that we need that accuracy at  
>>> times, and also that a WG would be the first body to care about i
>>
>> Thank you very much for updating the FAQ associated with the new HTML5  
>> logo. It's now clear that the W3C is not using "HTML5" simply as a  
>> buzzword for a bunch of unrelated technologies.
...
>> I'd prefer it if the answer to the first question "What does the logo  
>> represent?" were "This logo represents *the HTML5 specification*, the  
>> cornerstone for modern Web applications" but that's a fairly minor  
>> point.
>
> I think the stronger the W3C can take a more precise stance, the
> better the communication, and the less the confusion. Perhaps even an
> FAQ about "What does the W3C mean by 'HTML5'?" answered with, "'HTML5'
> means the HTML5 specification at http://www.w3.org/TR/html5".
>
> There are additional places where the FAQ (and the logo home page) can
> be clarified in this manner, e.g.:
...
> I'd prefer wording more like:
...
> Etc. and similar changes on the logo home page  
> http://www.w3.org/html/logo
>
> If this kind of feedback is of interest, I'm more than happy to write
> up a set of similar suggested edits.

I think your proposal would be a real improvement, so would encourage you  
to make further suggestions along these lines (at least until we manage to  
disagree on soemthing ;) ).

cheers

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