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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-150, was: ISSUE-150 code-point-verbosity: Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2011 20:07:15 +0100
Message-ID: <4D4EF163.4030602@gmx.de>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
CC: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org LIST" <public-html@w3.org>
On 06.02.2011 20:01, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 10:01 PM, Steve Faulkner
> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I find it difficult to fathom how potential errors introduced by the act of
>> editing the spec could be put forward as a legitimate risk.
> Well, it's a risk inherent in any change.  For a substantive change it

Yes. It would need to be done carefully. Note that I have an 
experimental version that uses the three new proposed character classes, 
if you want to review that.

> wouldn't be worthy of consideration, but when the gain is only
> aesthetics, it's fair to bring even very small costs to the table.

Readability is related to aesthetics, but not the same thing. If this 
was *only* about aesthetics, I wouldn't have bothered.


Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 6 February 2011 19:07:53 UTC

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