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Re: Specification philosophies

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 09:47:27 +0100
Message-ID: <41AED69F.9050200@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
CC: "'WebDAV (WebDAV WG)'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>

Lisa Dusseault wrote:

> ...
> short-term memory I have forgotten the details of what was already 
> said.  I also tend to read quickly and sometimes skip over details.  
> Other readers fall along this range but I'm guessing Julian would be at 
> nearly one extreme of fine memory/detail and me (I've always supposed) 
> somewhere in the middle.
> ...

Are you seriously proposing optimizing specs for readers who read 
quickly and skip over details? What makes you think that if stuff gets 
repeated this type of reader will get it?

Best regards, Julian

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