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Re: Complexity of HTML5 (was Re: The Complexity Argument)

From: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 13:48:33 -0700
Message-ID: <4AB7E6A1.5010200@sunshine.net>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, public-html@w3.org, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
John Foliot wrote:
> I'm personally having a hard time understand where the issue is.

Aryeh Gregor wrote:
 > I don't think this is correct.  The spec is huge, but content authors
 > don't have to pay attention to it.  If they want to, they can safely
 > continue to use their old tag-soup HTML4 documents with quirks-mode
 > doctypes and still use new HTML5 features like <video>.

After reading both of your comments, I agree we are not on the same 

That is at least partly because I've had a hard time discerning the 
level where the problem is most clearly expressed. I believe this 
effort will at least clarify for you what my concerns are:

"Ten Use-Cases of Individual Content Authors Requiring Rights/Commerce
Metadata: success in HTML4; HTML5; and CCN"


Steven Rowat
Received on Monday, 21 September 2009 20:49:54 UTC

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