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[whatwg] Is Scope Sufficient? (Re: Dual mode for client?)

From: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 19:28:05 -0500
Message-ID: <007601c72c72$8a61fd40$0702a8c0@Guides.local>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > It appears that many of my suggestions are considered to be several 
> > longer term participants to be "out of scope."
> 
> "This specification is limited to providing a semantic-level 
> markup language and associated semantic-level scripting APIs 
> for authoring accessible pages on the Web ranging from static 
> documents to dynamic applications." 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#scope

Thanks (btw, the spec is so big and slows my browser so much that I don't
refer to it as often as I should because it is just too painful to do so.
;-)  But I note that that section is non-normative.

That said, I'd like to question if the scope is actually sufficient?  If one
of the realities of the HTML5 spec is dealing with tag soup, I would think
that a scope that does not attempt to address that issue is A Bad Thing(tm).


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