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[whatwg] Dom as Audience Prereq

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 12:41:03 +0100
Message-ID: <20090619114103.GD22306@stripey.com>
Kristof Zelechovski writes:

> Unlike in previous versions, the DOM is the skeleton and the
> underlying model of the specification.

Yup.  But I don't think any more Dom knowledge is needed to read this
version.

> Even if there are sections that do not reference the DOM explicitly, a
> reader that tries to apply them to anything will not probably be able
> to draw the right conclusions without a basic knowledge of the DOM.

I think that an author wanting to know how to use certain elements to
mark up a static document (no scripting) could understand enough of the
relevant sections -- for example the rules on when to use which of
<strong>, <mark>, <b> or providing alt text for images.

Smylers
Received on Friday, 19 June 2009 04:41:03 UTC

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