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[whatwg] Removal of Ogg is *preposterous*

From: Manuel Amador <rudd-o@rudd-o.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 00:08:54 -0500
Message-ID: <200712120008.59000.rudd-o@rudd-o.com>
El Mi? 12 Dic 2007, Robert Sayre escribi?:
> On Dec 11, 2007 6:51 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
> > SHOULD is toothless.
>
> Spefications aren't laws. MUSTs are toothless as well.
>
> >  It carries absolutely no weight.  I don't think
> > it's appropriate for such weak language to be in the HTML5 spec.  It
> > should either be a MUST (which is inappropriate at this juncture for
> > reasons that Dave Singer. Ian Hickson and myself have posted about in
> > previous messages) or just not be mentioned at all.
>
> It isn't weak language. It places the blame squarely on the party who
> fails to meet the requirement.

Agreed with you, Robert.  If SHOULD carries absolutely no weight... then why 
don't we just leave the paragraph there?  Stop eluding this question.

Oh, prepare for a barrage of uneducated comments.  My article just hit Digg 
front page and is climbing rapidly in diggs.  I edited the text on the 
article a bit to discourage uneducated participation on the list.
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