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Re: Request to drop hgroup from HTML5

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:52:48 -0800
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, public-html-admin@w3.org
Message-id: <DF5935F5-C2FF-4749-A39D-35A03C052E0C@apple.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>

Steve, per the Decision Policy, the Chairs approve your nomination for early removal. Advocates of the feature now have up to 3 months to present either a thorough test suite or a reasonably complete implementation for hgroup. That would be until March 12, 2013.

Regards,
Maciej

On Dec 7, 2012, at 4:06 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> If it is not clear.
> 
>  I am not requesting that the specification of hgroup in regards to  the parsing algorithm or the UA stylesheet be removed from HTML5.
> 
> regards
> SteveF
> 
> On 7 December 2012 11:22, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Chairs, 
> 
> with my a11y hat off, 
> 
> As per section 13. Removing some at-risk features early in CR [1] of the HTML WG decision policyand its classification as an at risk feature as per Plan 2014, I am requesting that the hgroup [2] element be removed from HTML5 as it does not have even a single reasonably complete implementation.
> 
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> [1]http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy-v3.html#cr-remove-early
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/the-hgroup-element.html#the-hgroup-element
> [3] http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html#issues
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> -- 
> with regards
> 
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
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> -- 
> with regards
> 
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
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