[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Dec 6 21:25:39 PST 2006
On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > IMHO that's the kind of thing that belongs on the wiki or as an
> > opinion piece on the blog (feel free to post either). But the spec
> > should stay out of the way of such arguments.
> Well, I can't go beyond that. But please realize that if the spec did
> include it, even if it were a section out authors opinions, you'd likely
> see improvement in the code out on the web. But opinions that have no
> authority will be easily and willfully ignored.
I doubt very much that the spec will have any effect on the quality of
code. Most authors never look at the spec. I agree that we should have
better tutorials, though.
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