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Re: HTML and spec fragmentation (W3C)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 19:08:31 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnzT3c_JQs6e7b2_c4oBJ6eqaw7AJvrwE1kk1X+qJSprg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jens O. Meiert" <jens@meiert.com>
Cc: W3C Public HTML <public-html@w3.org>
FYI I started working on a differences doc for HTML a while back:

incomplete and needs further work, but a possible starting point.



HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>

On 5 December 2013 17:26, Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com> wrote:

> A bigger issue with CSS, HTML too seems to suffer from spec
> fragmentation. I’m explaining my perspective on the problem and
> options in the following place simply because of the unique setup of
> the different groups working on HTML and CSS:
> http://meiert.com/en/blog/20131205/spec-fragmentation/
> I believe for HTML, we should establish authoritative overview pages
> on both the W3C and the WHATWG side (to mitigate the problem of people
> not finding and comprehending all relevant documents), and to also
> look into a refactoring as well as policy adjustments.
> (I’m raising this as an issue on the WHATWG side separately, honoring
> the different groups’ preferences.)
> --
> Jens O. Meiert
> http://meiert.com/en/
> ✍ New book! http://meiert.com/everyday-adventurer
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