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Re: [Glossary] Definition of a portable document (and other things...)

From: Olaf Drümmer <olaf@druemmer.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2015 21:39:50 +0200
Cc: Olaf Drümmer <olaf@druemmer.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, Deborah Kaplan <dkaplan@safaribooksonline.com>, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, Bill McCoy <bmccoy@idpf.org>
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To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Would this discussion become easier if based on a starting point like:

On 7 Sep 2015, at 16:48, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

> [[[
> A **Web Document** is a uniquely identifiable and curated set of interrelated Web resources. A Web Document should be constructed of resources whose formats enable (individually or in conjunction with other resources in the same Web Document) a graceful adaptation to the users' needs. 
> 
> A **Portable (Web) Document** is a Web Document that has enough information to ensure a graceful degradation when presented to the user even offline. A Portable Web Document should also include enough information for a graceful adaptation to the user's needs.
> ]]]

we distinguished between 
	**Web Document** and **good Web Document**
and also between
	**Portable (Web) Document**  and **good Portable (Web) Document** 

Requirements like "graceful adaptation to the users' needs" are all fine, but some web documents might just not adapt gracefully and still would have to be called a web documents… 


Just my 2 cents… 


Olaf


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