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Re: Level of specification detail (Was Re: Proposal to Adopt HTML5)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 11:33:39 +0200
To: "Henrik Dvergsdal" <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tql4udcm64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 11:28:36 +0200, Henrik Dvergsdal  
<henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:
> If we put HTML4.01 at one end of the scale and ECMA-262 at the other,  
> where should we place HTML5?
> If we go for a very high level of detail, I think it will be useful to  
> have a superficial, syntactically oriented author view on the spec so  
> that authors/developers can share the same source without having to  
> relate to all the algorithms.
> In most cases authors/developers don't need the algorithms - they just  
> need to validate the syntax and then check with the browsers if things  
> work/look ok.

Instead of talking about how to do the specification perhaps you should  
have a look at the proposal and comment on where it doesn't meet your  
needs. I think that would be a more constructive way of moving forward.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 11 April 2007 09:33:38 UTC

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