[whatwg] Dom as Audience Prereq

Smylers Smylers at stripey.com
Thu Jun 18 05:30:45 PDT 2009

The audience section states familiarity with Dom Core and Dom Events as
prereqs for reading the HTML 5 spec:


As somebody without this Dom background there are certainly many parts
of the spec which I've found both understandable and useful (to a web

There may be parts which do require Dom knowledge, but as written it
sounds like a prereq for understanding any part of the spec, and as such
may unnecessarily put people off.


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