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Re: Proposed W3C Spec Conventions

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 17:12:39 -0600
Message-ID: <4B7B2667.1060704@aptest.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, Spec Prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
Yeah, I am a big fan too.  We are going to try to use Respec.js for the 
next few things we do - is there any interest in getting Respec to 
enforce these rules?

Doug Schepers wrote:
> Hi, Norm-
>
> Norman Walsh wrote (on 2/16/10 3:45 PM):
>> Doug Schepers<schepers@w3.org>  writes:
>>>  I have updated the specification conventions based on some more
>>>  feedback, and I'm currently using these conventions in DOM3 Events,
>>
>> Thanks, Doug. I think common conventions are a great idea. I've put it
>> on my reading list. I'll see if I can emulate (at least some of) them
>> in XProc. (Which is built with my own DocBook-based toolchain.)
>
> Thanks, that's great to hear!
>
> Yeah, spec conventions are hardly a flash of genius... the hard part 
> is just getting people to agree what needs to be done, and to get 
> people to start using them.  So, I really appreciate your support.
>
> If you have any changes or suggestions from your experience, please do 
> bring them back to this list and we can revise the document.
>
> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs

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