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

From: Ian Devlin <ian@iandevlin.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:12:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOYOhSsFmJK-aB6aU24T-2D-e3JxzoQTM_fqu1GsjKwBR=KsiA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Michael,

Their location doesn't really matter to me, but perhaps if they were
somewhere more prominent then it might help others.


On 12 February 2013 09:58, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:

> 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 ?
>   --Mike
> --
> Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike

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