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Re: Extensibility and Uniformity; defining "error" behavior (was ZIP-based packages and ....)

From: Mark Baker <mark@coactus.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 13:44:57 -0500
Message-ID: <e9dffd640812301044h34938184td614708506b6bee@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Larry Masinter" <masinter@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:03 AM, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com> wrote:
> We've managed to do this with a set of specifications which have not split into separate documents the "technical specification" parts from the "applicability statement" parts, but the distinction is useful and I think should be promoted. In the case of HTML, the split of the current document into a technical specification ("the HTML language") and an applicability statement ("definition of a web browser") would leave room for future extensibility while also insuring uniformity of operation for the next generation web browsers.

Well said, Larry.

Mark.
Received on Wednesday, 31 December 2008 05:13:22 GMT

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