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[whatwg] Removal of Ogg is *preposterous*

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 00:00:12 -0500
Message-ID: <68fba5c50712112100w2f011eb5r4124085cacc8d5aa@mail.gmail.com>
On Dec 11, 2007 6:51 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
> SHOULD is toothless.

Spefications aren't laws. MUSTs are toothless as well.

>  It carries absolutely no weight.  I don't think
> it's appropriate for such weak language to be in the HTML5 spec.  It
> should either be a MUST (which is inappropriate at this juncture for
> reasons that Dave Singer. Ian Hickson and myself have posted about in
> previous messages) or just not be mentioned at all.

It isn't weak language. It places the blame squarely on the party who
fails to meet the requirement.


Robert Sayre

"I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time."
Received on Tuesday, 11 December 2007 21:00:12 UTC

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