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Re: Blocker for PR: links to HTML5 spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2011 07:50:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Zhiheng Wang <zhihengw@google.com>
cc: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-web-perf <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1104040748580.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sun, 3 Apr 2011, Zhiheng Wang wrote:
>
>    Philippe and I sync'ed up after the F2F meeting last Friday and we've 
> decided to resolve these references and making the spec (mostly) 
> self-contained. I am going over the references and see
> 
>    - if it's a concept, we can leave the reference as it is.
>    - if it's a process, we will keep a snap shot of the referred section in
>    the current draft.

That seems like a really bad idea... what if the definitions change? The 
worst possible outcome would be for the two specs to diverge, resulting in 
conflicting requirements.

What problem does doing this solve?

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