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Re: CfC: Publish HTML5, RDFa heartbeats and Microdata, 2D Context and H:TML as FPWDs

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 20:52:44 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1002111852u5845d0f7nf7a3cfde87fc013c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new revisions of the
> following documents in accordance with the Working Group Heartbeat
> requirements:
>
> HTML 5: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/
> HTML+RDFa: http://dev.w3.org/html5/rdfa/
>
> and to publish as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD) the following
> documents:
>
> HTML Microdata: http://dev.w3.org/html5/md/
> HTML Canvas 2D Context: http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/
> HTML: The Markup Language: http://dev.w3.org/html5/markup/
>
> Additionally, and as we have done with previous republications of the
> HTML5 draft, the chairs would like to ask Anne to update the HTML5 diffs
> from HTML4 to reflect the latest changes.  Given that HTML+RDFa has been
> introduced, and that Microdata and Canvas 2D Context have been split
> out, since the last time this document was published, the chairs would
> like to request that simple links to all three documents be provided.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/
>
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Wednesday,
> February 17th, this resolution will carry.
>
> Considerations to note:
>
> - As a First Public Working Draft, this publication will trigger patent
> policy review.
> - As a Working Draft publication, the document does not need not be
> complete, to meet all technical requirements, or to have consensus on
> the contents.
> - Objections may be made on specific documents but not on others.
> Counting the differences document, there are effectively six different
> documents under consideration at this time.

I support publishing all of these.

For my own curiosity, I'd like to know how RDFa 1.1 is coming along.
Anyone have news?  Since this is a deliverable, I'm interested in
seeing it develop property, and am intrigued by the intimations of
improvements.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 12 February 2010 02:53:31 UTC

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