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Re: Proposal to Adopt HTML5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 01:34:54 +0000 (UTC)
To: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
Cc: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0704120134050.2869@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> Sander Tekelenburg wrote:
> > I do wish though that 
> > <http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/> would be made 
> > more accessible. It currently takes several minutes to be rendered and 
> > generates horizontal scrollbars (in every browser I tried). It would 
> > be much easier to review if it were split into chewable sections. It's 
> > currently too inaccessible to get a good overview or to quickly find 
> > the sections I'm interested in. It being this one huge chunk also 
> > makes it harder to keep track of changes. I know Ian plans to tackle 
> > this, but until it actually happens, discussion of Web Apps 1.0 is 
> > more difficult than it should have to be, which will discourage people 
> > from participating (I know such discouragement can have its positive 
> > sides too).
> I strongly agree with Sander here.  I brought this issue up on the 
> WHATWG list but was told it would take too much effort to fix.  But I 
> think that effort is really needed to help all people consume the spec.

With Philip's help this was fixed earlier today.


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