Re: HTML 4 text.html#h-7.3.3

Arnaud Le Hors (
Thu, 31 Jul 1997 10:05:21 +0200

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Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 10:05:21 +0200
From: Arnaud Le Hors <>
Subject: Re: HTML 4 text.html#h-7.3.3

Brian Kelly wrote:
> Would it be worth splitting the draft into a number of separate,
> independently maintained documents, such as:
>  o HTML 4 spec - aimed at software vendors.  Provides a rigourous
>    specification, and examples to highlight exceptions.  Avoids
>    motivation and design principles.
>  o HTML 4 for information providers.  Aimed at providing the understanding of
>    HTML 4 needed by HTML authors.  Provides motivation on why HTML 4
>    is needed, and the underyling design principles.
> What do people think?

This split would probably have some merit but some people might still
prefer having a single document, and W3C doesn't have the resources to
write and maintain all of these documents.