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Re: Architecture doc

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 16:15:26 -0500
Message-ID: <01f101c1c3c1$b4cad260$84001d12@w3.org>
To: <www-tag@w3.org>, "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>
Tim, Thanks for your feedback, in this message and in
the meeting today.  I'd like to re-emphasize that this
document is more of a play space than a working document
in the normal W3C sense; that pointers from this document to not indicate
that
the material is to be incorporated as is; only that it is good
reading material for homework for anyone working in the
area.

Tim

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>
To: <www-tag@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 2:31 PM
Subject: Architecture doc


> I refer to the latest version of the architecture doc at
>  http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/toc.html
>
> 1. Versioning
>
> The first problem is that this thing isn't dated or versioned so
> there's no way to be sure that the version I'm talking about is
> the one you're reading; I assume this can be fixed per normal
> W3C pubstyle.

The version was at the bottom, now at the top.

> 2. Addressing
>
> This thing needs anchors or a numbered outline or whatever
> so we can talk about pieces of it.

I have tried to introduce consistency in numbering subsections.  I am sorry
that HTML does not give me the ability to numebr the sections - I guess CSS2
does.

> 3. Structure/Outline
>
> I still feel about as I did in our face-to-face.  The
> general outline and structure are reasonable.  I think that
> the first two sections are much stronger then the second
> two, as evidenced by the fact that I think all our issues
> to date go in the first two and none in the second two.
> BTW, I think someone has an action item to place some
> more of our issues in-line?
>
> 4. TimBL's Design Issues series
>
> We need to as a group develop consensus as to which of
> these should be linked to.  For example, I thought the
> material in the "Axioms of" and "The Myth of" docs was
> appropriate and probably not controversial and deserves
> to be in this; on the other hand I had real problems with
> some of "Generic resources" and am not sure it belongs.
>
> Also I'm not sure Tim's writing/presentation style are
> optimal for something occupying this central a position -
> probably they should be regularized into something closer
> to a standard TAG pubstyle.
>
> 5. Consensus
>
> I think we all should take responsibility for examining
> this thing pretty closely so that we can be sure that
> it represents TAG consensus except where otherwise
> labeled.
>
>   -Tim
>
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