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Re: Proposed W3C Spec Conventions

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 19:02:36 -0600
Message-ID: <4B7C91AC.4020301@aptest.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, Spec Prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
I picked a completely obnoxious color for one of the styles in the XHTML 
specs years ago, just so that people would object and come up with 
something better.  No one ever did.  I finally ripped it out.  Amazing 
what people will put up with if it means they don't need to do any work.

Doug Schepers wrote:
> Hi, Norm-
> Norman Walsh wrote (on 2/17/10 3:12 PM):
>> Doug Schepers<schepers@w3.org>  writes:
>>>  If you have any changes or suggestions from your experience, please do
>>>  bring them back to this list and we can revise the document.
>> At first I was surprised to see <code> nested inside <pre>, but I
>> assume that's for CSS styling purposes, to distinguish pre-formatted
>> code from some other pre-formatted text. Yes?
> Yes.
>> The orange used for examples is awfully...bright, isn't it?
> Blame Robin for that, I stole it from ReSpec. :)
> I'm asking designers to take a look at the styling.  Tab Atkins has 
> said he'd talk a look at it if he has time.
> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs

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