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Re: Level of interest in "HTML: The Markup Language" and "HTML5: Edition for Web Authors"

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:58:44 +0900
To: Ian Devlin <ian@iandevlin.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130212085842.GF80798@sideshowbarker>
Hi Ian,

> @2013-02-12 09:51 +0100:
> To be honest I wasn't really aware of either of them but now that I see
> them I'm likely to use them in the future if they're maintained.
> HTML: The Markup Language seems perfect for people who want to know the
> difference between HTML 4.01 and HTML5 and I would direct them there.
> HTML5: Edition for Web Authors is better for pointing people to as it
> ignores all the UA stuff. I could have used this yesterday for a HTML5
> Doctor article I was writing and in fact I'm going to change the link in
> that article to this version as it's a lot more relevant.
> So, no, I haven't used them, but I will in the future (depending on their
> future!)

So maybe another question to ask is, do you think you and others you know
would be more likely to use them (and to find them to begin with) if they
were provided somewhere other than at http://www.w3.org/TR/foo ?


Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
Received on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 08:58:54 UTC

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