Re: Request for clarification on HTML 5 publication status (ISSUE-19)

On Nov 29, 2007, at 11:44 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> For the record: I'm in *total* agreement with Roy -- please  
>>> consider a stand-alone document that *only* describes the document  
>>> format -- just like HTML4 used to. Then move everything else into  
>>> a separate spec.
>> That is what the Web Developer's Guide to HTML 5 will be.
> Not really. What I was asking for was a *normative* spec that  
> defines the language, not the DOM, not error recovery, not client- 
> side storage etc.

That's a lot of work to take on in addition to our charter deliverable  
for a spec that defines the language as well as those other things. It  
would also reaise the risk of conflict in normative requirements.


Received on Thursday, 29 November 2007 22:56:53 UTC