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Re: selectors 6.6.1: formatting

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 17:34:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: Adam Kuehn <akuehn@nc.rr.com>
Cc: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512291733110.17886@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Adam Kuehn wrote:
> I understood the purpose for the word, but the formatting implies that 
> the normative text can be understood even if one fails to read the 
> notes.  That is not true in the presence of the deductive conjunction.  
> In my view, the deductive step is clear enough without the "therefore", 
> and the presence of that word creates an inappropriate dependency on the 
> non-normative text.  I would still remove it.

Unfortunately, in this case the current wording is the result of a long 
and painful discussion within the working group and I do not think I will 
be able to convince the other members of the group to change the text at 
this time.

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