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Re: [whatwg] HTML differences from HTML4 document updated

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:58:59 +0200
To: "Jens O. Meiert" <jens@meiert.com>
Message-ID: <op.xkuboldiidj3kv@simons-mbp>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Wed, 08 May 2013 03:36:51 +0200, Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com> wrote:

>> I understand the amount of space it takes. I still don't understand  
>> what the
>> problem is. Is it that people look at the scrollbar and think "oh wow  
>> this
>> document is too long, I'm not gonna bother reading it at all."? Or  
>> something
>> else?
>
> That is one scenario which could have an effect on how many people
> actually read the document. It is a particular nuisance for print; it
> is also one on mobile.
>
> With neither being high per se, I suggest the cost of problem is
> higher than the cost of solution, and I thus hope this is worth
> addressing.
>
> I don’t have anything else to add :)

I've removed the Changes section now. Redundant with  
http://platform.html5.org/history/

https://github.com/whatwg/html-differences/commit/06499f22bcfd5f72ac1e7b3f3f3e4863e2db9c0b

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:59:31 UTC

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