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Re: New split-out drafts vs. modular design

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 10:28:32 +0100
Message-ID: <4B4AEF40.5060005@lachy.id.au>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Shelley Powers wrote:
> If the WhatWG wants to create something called Web Applications 1.0,
> and include the HTML5 document in it, with the others, there
> shouldn't be any confusion. It would help if the WhatWG folks point
> out the W3C counter-parts,

That's already been done.

http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/FAQ#What_are_the_various_versions_of_the_spec.3F

And this page attempts to show their relationship to one another
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/diagram.html

> It would also help if the WhatWG folks pointed people to our bug
> databases,

The WHATWG copy of the spec already includes the quick bug reporting 
tool script, which does indeed allow readers to submit bugs to the W3C 
bugzilla instance.

> since we seem to have a change procedure in place (the
> WhatWG does not). And it would ensure that all bugs are tracked in
> one place--something I would think we would all want.

The WHATWG has operated for years without having to adopt a formal 
change procedure like we have here because the group is not as 
dysfunctional this one.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
http://lachy.id.au/
http://www.opera.com/
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