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Re: Design aims of XHTML 2.0

From: Greg Baker <ggbaker@cs.sfu.ca>
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2003 12:06:42 -0800
To: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031102200641.GA8728@badgirlchocolates.com>

> See "1.1.3. Design Aims" of the XHTML 2.0 Working Draft.
>     http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-xhtml2-20030506/introduction.html#aims

I'm curious about the third bullet:
  More usability: try to make the language easy to write, and make the 
  resulting documents easy to use.

Are there any formal criteria here?  Are there any studies on markup
language usability that could be employed?

Greg Baker, Lecturer
School of Computing Science
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6
E-mail: ggbaker@cs.sfu.ca
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