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Re: Please comment: Modular HTML or monolith?

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2016 06:28:55 +0200
To: "Florian Rivoal" <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.yfhdeh0ks7agh9@widsith.local>
Cc- w3c-ac-forum

On Wed, 06 Apr 2016 05:04:36 +0200, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>  

>> <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>> TL;DR: Should we move the content of specs like Shadow DOM and Custom  
>> Elements into HTML, or continue with the goal of more modular  
>> specifications?
> (CCing / moving this to the AC Forum because I am broadening the topic  
> to charter discussion)

You should feel free to take messages here to other fora to discuss other  
topics, or even to raise new threads here. But please try to minimise  
cross-posting as far as possible.

> I support modularity, especially if done in a way similar to what the  
> CSSWG is doing: one central monolithic bedrock spec (HTML5.x / CSS2.1)  
> and other specs that build upon it, either adding new features, or  
> gradually refining/replacing sections of the bedrock spec.

I believe that our current approach basically aims to achieve that.

The question is whether we should change it, either in general, or for Web  
Components and/or Shadow DOM.

[I'll address the rest of your message, from my perspective, in another  
mail. Which will take longer to write].



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