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Re: Why "Platform Core" and "HTML5" are in the same spec

From: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2008 07:34:09 -0800
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <696E40D6-D94D-4835-AF3B-DC52DE8D38A2@oracle.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

I am volunteering to prepare this proposal. I will also separately  
report detailed issues with the offline caching behavior as specified  
in the current draft.

On Nov 23, 2008, at 3:39 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> ...
>>> If they are not final-with-implementations, then there may well be  
>>> feedback and editing changes that Nikunj is offering to deal with.
>> Given the small amount of work that is involved here, it really  
>> wouldn't help us move the spec along faster.
>> ...
> But it would result in a smaller HTML5 spec, and potentially that  
> new spec to be published earlier.
>>> If they are final-with-implementations, and can't really be  
>>> changed, then it makes sense to split them out and publish them
>> I agree, and would be happy to do that once we have less pressing  
>> matters.
> It seems that there is disagreement about what matters are pressing.
> I'd recommend that Nikunj makes a concrete proposal (in particular  
> what parts to extract) to the list and the chairs, which we can then  
> review and decide upon.
>>> so people won't waste time suggesting implausible changes.
>> That hasn't been a problem so far for those sections (with the  
>> exception of some suggestions from Nikunj himself).
> We're talking about an editor, not an author. I wouldn't expect the  
> editor Nikunj to make non-editorial changes without the support of  
> the WG.
>> ...
> BR, Julian
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