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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."
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