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[whatwg] Clarify how to indicate document hierarchy

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 23:12:36 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0702132311320.8624@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Spartanicus wrote:
> 
> I'd much rather see different authors writing their own best authoring 
> guidelines using their own argumentation and have these compete for 
> adoption amongst peers. IMO some of the benefits of this are:
> 
> * More dynamic and creative usage of the language
> * No constraints on discussing the full arsenal of techniques (for
> example CSS) needed to achieve the required goal
> 
> My preference would be to have a page on the WhatWG site that links to 
> such authoring guidelines accompanied with a warning that they are not 
> necessarily endorsed by the group. The spec itself could then refer 
> people looking for more verbose usage guidelines to that page.

I encourage people to write wiki pages on blog posts on this topic, 
especially if they are geared towards helping Web authors get more 
consistent authoring styles for this stuff.

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