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

On Nov 29, 2007, at 3:24 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 00:15:20 +0100, Roy T. Fielding  
> <> wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2007, at 2:53 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>> The DOM and other features you mention are part of our charter  
>>> deliverables, so it would not make sense to remove them from the  
>>> spec.
>> Not all deliverables need to be in a single spec.  What does need to
>> be in the spec is a definition of HTML that does not require a DOM,
>> because MOST implementations of HTML processing do not have a DOM.
> conformance.html#conformance covers those implementations already.

Only if you think it is reasonable for such an implementor to filter
through the irrelevant content and reverse engineer a data definition
from the normative DOM description.  I don't.


Received on Thursday, 29 November 2007 23:38:34 UTC