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RE: ISSUE-90 - Removing the figure Element - Straw Poll for Objections

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 23 May 2010 03:02:29 +0000 (UTC)
To: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1005230301180.22838@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 19 May 2010, Larry Masinter wrote:
> 
> It isn't "Larry's concern", it's a concern which should be shared by any 
> responsible group working on standards.

It's already handled by the W3C process, at the CR stage, not the LC 
stage.


> It isn't a "delete", its holding off on adding something until the 
> specification and implementations are baked and "match reality" -- a 
> threshold which has been applied liberally to HTML4 features which 
> actually *have* been deleted.

HTML4 never went through the CR stage, hence why we're having to do it 
now.

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