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Fwd: Review of ISSUE-164 change proposals - Part 4: Remove hgroup add an outlineMask attribute

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 15:10:02 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkQnA735K4HcFx8xDKgxjyOcgi6bvV+TcuH6TyeCa3Gfw@mail.gmail.com>
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FYI

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From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: 8 August 2012 15:09
Subject: Re: Review of ISSUE-164 change proposals - Part 4: Remove hgroup
add an outlineMask attribute
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>


Hi paul,

I have updated the outlinemask proposal as requested
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/OutlineMask

regard
Stevef

On 25 July 2012 00:10, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  We have five change proposals for ISSUE-164:****
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> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-164****
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> ** **
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> The following is a Chairs review of the following change proposal: ****
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> ** **
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> Remove hgroup add an outlineMask attribute****
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> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/OutlineMask****
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> ** **
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> 1. Structure of change proposal****
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> ** **
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> The proposal includes an appropriate Summary (actually entitled “Change
> Proposal”), Rationale,  Details and Impact (only Risk are provided). ****
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> ** **
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> 2. General comments on change proposal****
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> a) Rationale****
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> Several other Change Proposals make assertions about the implementation
> experience of <hgroup>.  Your Rationale would be stronger if you mentioned
> this item to give your position relative to the implementation experience
> of <hgroup>.****
>
> ** **
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> b) Details****
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> ** **
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> It would be much better if the supplied Details section was written more
> in the style of a new section for the proposed outlineMask attribute.   It
> may not be obvious to the CP reader or to the Editor if you have given all
> the material needed for the new outlineMask attribute you are proposing.
> If this new attribute can only be used on the <h1> … <h6> elements then
> surely the Details should indicate changes to Section 4.4.6 “The h1, h2,
> h3, h4, h5, and h6 elements”****
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> ** **
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> In addition, these Details are possibly inadequate.  If these instructions
> imply that just Section 4.4.7 "The hgroup element" should be removed then
> they omit the other mentions to <hgroup> in the HTML5 specification.  In
> addition the detail to add the proposed outlineMask attribute omits any
> indication if outlineMask attribute should be added to any other sections
> in the document to replace the <hgroup> occurrences.  ****
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> ** **
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> Please let the Chairs know by Tue Jul 31 if you plan to revise your change
> proposal and when you can do the revision by.****
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> ** **
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> /paulc****
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> HTML WG co-chair****
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> ** **
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> [1] http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/single-page.html#the-hgroup-element****
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> ** **
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> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada****
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> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3****
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> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329****
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> ** **
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