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Re: CfC: Publish six heartbeat drafts, as well as Polyglot, Alt Techniques as FPWDs

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 12:36:19 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinLsQzcjUUxsoDG144rmGiFoWPEvrsyoUM2PxNN@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 11:39 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/
> 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/
>
> and to publish as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD) the following
> documents:
>
> HTML/XHTML Compatibility Authoring Guidelines:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-xhtml-author-guide/html-xhtml-authoring-guide.html
>
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
>
> 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.
>
> 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,
> May 26th, 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 eight different
> documents under consideration at this time.

As usual, I support publication of any maintained WD. This does not
however mean that I agree with the contents of all of them.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 18 May 2010 19:44:17 GMT

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