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Re: some reflections on @alt usage

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 21:59:05 +0200
Message-ID: <48AF1A89.7090500@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@ieee.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2008, Al Gilman wrote:
>> On 21 Aug 2008, at 2:31 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> I'm only going to make edits to the spec that I can substantiate 
>>> through research or logical arguments. Continued appeal to authority 
>>> in the face of this will not result in the changes to the spec that 
>>> you desire.
>> No, naturally I don't expect you to make edits based on the authority of 
>> the WAI.  The WAI is not in your authority chain.
> You're missing the point. There is no "authority chain". We've used 
> research and reasoned studied arguments for everything in HTML5, and will 
> continue to do so.

Actually there is, at least for the HTML WG's version of the specification.

> ...

BR, Julian
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