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Re: Cleaning House

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:16:19 +0100 (CET)
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
cc: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>, David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <tkrat.33b586ec772f0353@greytower.net>

On 17 Nov, Ian Hickson wrote:

>> Section 3.6 would be much simpler if it didn't have to worry about 
>> optional and implied tags.
>> 
>> Section 3.8 would almost disappear.
> 
> Why does the size of the spec matter? Surely the benefit to authors far, 
> far outweigh the benefits to the spec community?

  A monolithic specification is less likely to be read. A shorter, to
  the point, specification benefit content and site creators alike.


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