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Re: Why splitting HTML5 into several specs has failed to work (Was: Request for clarification on HTML 5 publication status)

From: Michael A. Puls II <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 06:11:01 -0500
Message-ID: <6b9c91b20711300311q503b04d3le91906c41b417506@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@us.ibm.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On 11/30/07, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> I agree whole heartedly that it would be great if we could just have a
> bunch of tiny specs that are self-contained and well maintained. In
> practice, though, this hasn't worked. I truly wish it would.

FWIW, I like the way the spec is currently presented. There's lots of
continuity between everything. I think it makes for a better and a
more understandable spec.

If lots of things get separated, I hope the continuity remains, but I
fear it would degrade the spec.

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