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Re: Level of specification detail

From: Dylan Smith <qstage@cox.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 19:19:40 -0700
To: <public-html@w3.org>
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-- Dylan Smith

on 4/11/07 7:09 PM, Mike Schinkel at w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com wrote:

> ryan wrote:
>> What we lack is a specification for how to implement HTML user agents
>> that is unambiguous, rigorous, complete and has a test suite.
>> I don't think this WG needs to worry about educating authors, instead
>> it should focus, at least in the near term on bridging the divide
>> between HTML "as specified" (HTML4) and HTML "as implemented" (which
>> is what HTML5 is designed to do).

> A specification that only addresses the needs of implementors but not
> the needs of authors will be, by definition, incomplete.
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