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Re: New split-out drafts

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 18:39:14 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271001081639r1c244903u296b5f6596b1f75e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 6:23 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2010, at 4:00 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> As part of addressing some bugs over the past few days, I've reorganised
>> the HTML5 spec into a number of subspecs.
>>  http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/html5/spec/Overview.html?content-type=text/html
>>  http://dev.w3.org/html5/vocabulary/Overview.html
>>  http://dev.w3.org/html5/core/Overview.html
>>  http://dev.w3.org/html5/md/Overview.html
>>  http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/Overview.html
>>  http://dev.w3.org/html5/postmsg/Overview.html
>> I'd like to propose that we public FPWDs for these new drafts (all but the
>> first once above, which we've already published; presumably a regular WD
>> would be suitable at this time for that draft).
> I encourage Working Group members to review the split, and we'll likely put
> forward the additional FPWD resolutions in a couple of days.
> Some things that struck me as odd and perhaps worth improving:
> 1) The introduction has no normative content, and at least in the
> dev.w3.org copy doesn't usefully link to the modules. Perhaps it should be
> combined with either the Core or Vocabulary specs.
> 2) The core spec defines parts of the vocabulary, including link types, and
> the hidden, accesskey, contenteditable and draggable attributes.
> 3) Cross-module links appear to be broken or no longer links (thus losing
> the cross-reference) in many cases.
> Regards,
> Maciej

Changes of this significance should have been discussed in the group first.

If folks were concerned about the details section earlier, this change
is so far beyond that change, as to make the removal of details
nothing more than a minor nuisance.

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