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Re: [html5-diff] updated

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:36:26 +0100
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u7yte013wxe0ny@widsith.eng.oslo.osa>
On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:40:04 +0100, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  

> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:37:08 +0100, Julian Reschke  
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:18:29 +0100, Julian Reschke  
>>> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>>>> Maybe a statement that this section is to be removed once this gets  
>>>> published as Note (is this what we're planning?).
>>>  I don't want to remove this section. It contains useful information.
>> You want to keep the Change Log as part of the Differences document,  
>> even once we're finished? I applaud keeping a change log, but it really  
>> has no business in *this* document.
>> Why would anybody looking for the differences between HTML4 and 5 be  
>> interested about when certain changes were applied, and then undone  
>> again?
> Once we're finished this document is only interesting as historical  
> artifact.

I disagree. For people who actually wait to have standards, rather than  
drafts, this will be a very important document.

On the other hand, I think that the summarised changelogs are useful as a  
handy reminder of progress while we are working on them. And I don't think  
it is hard to stop at the end of chapter 4 if you don't want to know.



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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