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Re: Statement why the Polyglot doc should be informative

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 11:55:03 +0100
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+fT3qF6VvS3PpWpX4sUC-qEhse7KBzq1ADaYjL6Pb9XDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:

> Since the document should only document conclusions drawn from normative
> statements made elsewhere, the Polyglot document itself should not be
> normative, because there's a risk of erroneous conclusions getting held up
> as normative and leading to confusion (especially since it's not a given
> that change control on te Polyglot document is strictly enough controlled
> to avoid errors and since there's a real risk of people asking for
> restrictions stricter than the minimal logical consequences from normative
> text elsewhere).
+1 (polyglot doc does not need to be REC, but can be NOTE)
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