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Re: Differences between WHATWG and W3C specs

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:58:37 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vk1YmwyF2M8Mh4ZN3q-+kkoVs_eAE+4MU+Yk0wpu3wkaQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "Jens O. Meiert" <jens@meiert.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Thanks Sam.

>these cases generally don't affect browser behavior.

but they may effect other software such as conformance checkers.

--

Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 21 September 2013 11:49, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> On 09/21/2013 12:56 AM, Jens O. Meiert wrote:
>
>> Thanks for clarifying, Steve (also Robin and Sam). Iíll look for the
>> <cite> discussion and may follow up again on public-html-admin@.
>>
>
> Technical discussions (for example, how should the description of the
> <cite> element be changed?) are welcome on public-html.
>
> Process discussions (for example, how can the HTML WG and WHATWG
> coordinate better) are welcome on public-html-admin.
>
> Meanwhile, I've cloned the following bugs:
>
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23008<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23008>=>
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23313<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23313>
>
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23175<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23175>=>
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23314<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23314>
>
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22996<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22996>=>
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23315<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23315>
>
> Two possible outcomes here.  Most likely, the specs are evolving at a
> different rates.  Less likely, but does occur, the HTML WG and WHATWG come
> to different conclusions; these cases generally don't affect browser
> behavior.
>
> I will state that the HTML WG editors aggressively "cherry pick" changes
> from the WHATWG specification.
>
> - Sam Ruby
>
>
>
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