Intellect does not breed wisdom. Proper use of intelligence demonstrates wisdom.
This war between the sluggish defenders of the W3C and the renegades of the WHATWG is not a fairytale. If you examine the different HTML specifications from each camp, you will bear witness to the first shot of pettiness:
Read the history of HTML5 from the W3C’s specification [History].
Read the history of HTML from the WHATWG’s specification [History].
The level of unprofessionalism becomes evident near the end of each camp’s historical account of their specifications.
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