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Re: CfC: publish <picture> extension spec as a WG Note

From: matmarquis.com <mat@matmarquis.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:07:05 -0400
Cc: "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E70DE62F-FB6F-49EE-B86D-16FE3E2E7438@matmarquis.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
No objection, though this should likely also include moving http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/srcset/w3c-srcset/ to a note.

`srcset` was redefined as part of the `picture` extension specification, and that text has similarly been folded into HTML 5.1. The document linked above references a *visually* similar but abandoned syntax, and it has led to some confusion—for example, it’s still linked under http://status.modern.ie/imgsrcset, despite `srcset` as defined by `picture` being well underway or fully implemented in all of the major rendering engines. The quicker we can formally clear up this confusion, the better.

-M



On Jul 7, at 3:50 PM, Paul Cotton wrote:

> The HTML Chairs are issuing a Call for Consensus to publish the <picture> extension specification as a WG Note.  Work has been completed on this extension specification and the technical material has now been folded into HTML 5.1 [1-2]. 
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> The candidate WG Note document can be found here:
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>       http://berjon.com/tmp/tombstone-picture.html
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> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Monday July 14, this resolution will carry.
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> /paulc
> on behalf of the HTML WG co-chairs
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/#the-picture-element
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/de45e40e432cae62acfe194496428cdc2373f638
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> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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