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remember HTML5 drafts are rough [was: Fwd: Re: [uf-discuss] FYI: HTML5]

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 09:43:40 -0400
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To: wai-xtech@w3.org

Here is a useful note from Karl Dubost, the Team Contact for HTML WG


>From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
>Subject: Re: [uf-discuss] FYI: HTML5
>Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:38:27 +0900
>To: Microformats Discuss <microformats-discuss@microformats.org>
>(with my hat of HTML WG W3C staff contact)
>Sorry for the quite off-topic, just a clarification, before the idea 
>is going further.
>Le 22 juil. 2007 à 02:40, Charles Iliya Krempeaux a écrit :
>>On 7/21/07, David Janes <davidjanes@blogmatrix.com> wrote:
>>>The w3c is discussing an HTML5 ...
>>One thing you may want to take note of is that the "rev" attrbute, on
>>the <a> element and the <link> element are gone.
>*nothing* is gone. The document is an editor's draft.
>Ian Hickson does a good job at going through all feedback emails, 
>issue trackers of browsers, etc. He's dealing right now with emails 
>from 2005/2006.
>You might want to look at the differences
>	"HTML 5 defines the fifth major revision
>	of the core language of the World Wide Web,
>	HTML. "HTML 5 differences from HTML 4"
>	describes the differences between HTML 4 and
>	HTML 5 and provides some of the rationale for
>	the changes. This document may not provide
>	accurate information as the HTML 5 specification
>	is still in development. When in doubt, always
>	check the HTML 5 specification itself. [HTML5]
>The work being done for documenting the rationale behind each 
>features is given at
>If you want to participate, Ian Hickson gave guidance on how to raise issues.
>A feature which is not in HTML 5 editor's draft has not necessary 
>been dropped. It might just lack of research and documentation to 
>make an informed choice.
>Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
>W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
>   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
>      *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
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