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Re: Proposal to publish HTML5 and vocab specs

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:41:15 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0910271541n747f2041o49495c4d89ee7e81@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> It's been two months since we last published HTML5, so I'd like to propose
> that we publish another WD.
>
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html
>
> I'd also like to propse that we publish the microdata vocabulary specs,
> which were split out of HTML5 since the last time it was published, as
> FPWDs of their own:
>
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/mdvcard/
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/mdvevent/
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/mdwork/
>
> Note that the WHATWG announced earlier today, after reaching zero
> outstanding issues, that HTML5 was now at Last Call at the WHATWG.
> According to the WHATWG's timetable, the next phase (Call for
> Implementations / Candidate Recommendation) is expected in 2012:
>
>   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/TIMETABLE
>
> FWIW, the WHATWG has also recently started publishing a "complete.html"
> version of the spec, which includes all the specs that had previously been
> split out of HTML5, including the Web Socket protocol, the four drafts
> above, and all the drafts currently being published by the Web Apps WG:
>
>   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete.html

I'm always in favor for publishing a new draft, so I'm for publishing
both a new version of the HTML5 draft, as well as the microdata
vocabularies.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 27 October 2009 22:42:07 UTC

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