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[whatwg] several messages about HTML5

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 12:20:56 +0900
Message-ID: <5BAF0F3A-9898-4C02-9671-953D528BCA6B@w3.org>

Le 21 f?vr. 2007 ? 09:05, Ian Hickson a ?crit :
> If we want to make HTML5 successful, we have to make sure the browser
> vendors pay attention to it. Any requirements that make their  
> market share
> go down relative to browsers who aren't following the spec will
> immediately be ignored.

it seems a reasonable thought, but there are at least two cases,  
where it has not been the case.

	* CSS: text/plain versus text/css
	* HTML: closing the TABLE element

We have to be careful on what we think will happen as much as we have  
to be careful on the reason of success of this and that. History is  
not an experiment and can't be tested and proved.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
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Received on Tuesday, 20 February 2007 19:20:56 UTC

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