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Re: Regrets + Rewrite

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:59:31 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEXgOC0k1F+DOHGQV+Mhe--jRdYRMeiFKz1OUpHfXzD7Xw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
Steven,

Have a good talk in Paris! And great to hear about the rewrite.

-Erik

On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 12:47 AM, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
wrote:

> I'm afraid I mixed up my weeks, and this Wednesday I will be in Paris
> chairing the ODF Technical Meeting (and giving a talk on XForms at the
> Paris Open Source Summit).
> http://plugfest.opendocumentformat.org/2016-paris/
>
> This means I have to send regrets for the call, so I propose cancelling it
> this week.
>
> On the other hand, you can put the saved hour to good use, because this
> weekend I finished the rewrite of the controls section. This involved
> mainly bringing together content that belonged together, simplifying some
> rather dense sentences, scrapping repetitive text, and adding examples. I'm
> quite satisfied with the readability and crispness of the result, and the
> spec is now 11% shorter than it was a month ago! That is 72k less
> characters! I may yet do one more cleaning-up iteration.
>
> I would appreciate if you would cast an eye over it. In particular the
> section for repeat was a lot of work, and I'd appreciate a check that you
> agree with everything as it now stands: the good news is that it is about
> half the length it used to be, even with the new examples...
>
> Steven
>
>
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