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Re: HTML is a declarative mark-up language

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 12:40:04 +0100
To: "Leif Halvard Silli" <lhs@malform.no>
Cc: "Jirka Kosek" <jirka@kosek.cz>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uoin02xk64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 11:53:51 +0100, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>  
> What you say implies that those two pages must always be 100% in line  
> with the rest of the spec - as a mirror, at each and every moment. Which  
> would be nice of course if they were. But in fact, it is enough that  
> they are 100% correct and updated only when the document is supposed to  
> be ready ... at Last Call or something.

What I'm saying is that those things take time to write and maintain.

> Also, we do not need to consider those two pages only "reference" - they  
> can be considered part of the spec. And as such, the could function also  
> as a map of where we are headerd.
> Anyway, taking the name attribute of the anchor element: clicking the  
> link of for that attribute inside the attributes page could  - until  
> that section was written - lead to a placeholder  of some sort.

But there will be no section on the name attribute for the a element. It  
is gone.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 29 January 2009 11:41:10 UTC

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