[whatwg] Apple Proposal for Timed Media Elements

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Thu Mar 22 06:58:41 PDT 2007

Gervase Markham wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>>   Biting off more
>>   than we can chew is a common mistake in Web specification development.
> lynx -dump -nolist http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/ | 
> wc --words
> 143147
> lynx -dump -nolist http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/ | 
> wc --words
> 40523
> lynx -dump -nolist 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/html40.txt | wc --words
> 104564

Joking aside, I would actually *expect* the HTML5 spec to be longer than 
HTML4 because it actually goes into detail explaining how everything 
should work in all cases, rather than just making hand-wave statements 
and assuming everything will be perfect.

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