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Re: New split-out drafts vs. modular design

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 20:48:59 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271001101848n28e1cf56v8b0f95fa7b12a49f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 8:24 PM, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am concerned, though, about the fact, as you mentioned in your
>> email, that the WhatWG HTML document has changed its name to WhatWG
>> HTML, and that it includes items split out from the HTML5
>> specification. In fact, if elements such as details, progress, and
>> meter are actually deleted (not split off), there will be potential
>> variances now between the two documents.
>> This is not a good idea. This is not a sound technical decision.
> What do you propose, short of effectively shutting down the WHATWG or
> HTMLWG altogether?  That would solve the problem, but doesn't seem
> likely.

I was also just expressing an opinion, and this probably isn't a topic
for this group. The folks at WhatWG will have to determine what's best
for it.

Received on Monday, 11 January 2010 02:49:27 UTC

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