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Re: Proposal for non-normative example section (Was: RE: How is it possible to devise such a feeble system?)

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 23:59:31 +0200
To: Jesse McCarthy <mccarthy36@earthlink.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <qdeett045qfjatdvhs99vm6b6om98blg9d@4ax.com>
* Jesse McCarthy wrote:
>>>[specifications hard to read for beginners]
>>[beginners are not specification's target group]

>Could you please clarify that statement; who is supposedly able to use the 
>specifications to author the "tutorials, books, guides", etc.?

Non-beginners, people who do understand the specification and have
decent writing skills.

>Are you saying that an author that also has specialized knowledge, e.g.
>of common typography, would be required to translate the specification
>into a form suitable for authors in general? 

No, not required, but it would certainly help beginners.
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