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Re: ACTION-657: Schedule discussion of HTML/XML Unification

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:42:32 +0100
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <246E161B-5AF5-4863-95B1-636244771802@berjon.com>
To: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
On Feb 28, 2012, at 00:41 , Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
> I can certainly do this, but I have the impression that we wanted in part to see whether the publication [1] of the Task Force report [2] would get us any more input from a wider community than we had reviewing the unpublished drafts. If so, we should wait at least a few weeks.
> That said, I think another factor in setting the due date was to get the benefit of any insights garnered from the XML Prague 2012 conference [3], which happened a few weeks ago.
> So: what's your preference? Should I schedule this for telcon discussion ASAP, or defer a bit longer? Either way, I think it would be useful to have some substantive discussion in e-mail first.

I don't believe that this needs to take place ASAP. The feedback from XML Prague was good, but I believe that for the most part it confirms what the HTML/XML report found (collaboration rather than unification). If anything, the vibe from Prague went even farther, with a lot of interesting ideas in favour of XML-JSON collaboration. Also, I think it'd be good to have Norm on the call if we discuss this, and I believe he's currently on vacation.

And while we might not wish to wait on it, it would be great if some form of output from the XML ER CG (which also came out of Prague conspiring) would feed into this discussion.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon

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