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Re: re bug: provide an inline link in the canvas section to the 2d context spec

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2010 14:44:04 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimH+A85CBf97KOZ-3z1+qqZpqMKGWS9ydfOb+g=@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Hi Julian, as I said:

" I would re-open the bug, but why bother as it will lead, as usual to being
jerked around."

but feel free to do so

regards
steve
On 6 September 2010 14:35, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

> On 06.09.2010 15:20, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>
>> Hi all
>>  a while back i filed a bug "provide an inline link in the canvas
>> section to the 2d context spec"
>> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9135
>> which was marked fixed and a change made to the spec:
>> http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4928&to=4929
>> <http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4928&to=4929>
>> When I was reading through the spec today i realized the link had been
>> removed and apparently replaced with
>> these links X 4 WHATWG Wiki CanvasContexts page
>> <http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/CanvasContexts>. [WHATWGWIKI]
>> <http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/references.html#refsWHATWGWIKI>
>>
>> the WHATWG Wiki CanvasContexts page
>> <http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/CanvasContexts>  points to :
>>
>> ||
>> |"2d|
>>
>> Specification:
>>
>> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/the-canvas-element.html#canvas-context-2d
>> "
>>
>> So instead of having a direct reference to
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/ we know have links to the whatwg wiki
>> which then points to the what wg complete document.
>>
> > ...
>
> The last Working Draft said:
>
> "Contexts are defined by other specifications, for example the 2D Context
> specification. [2DCONTEXT]"
>
> -- <http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/the-canvas-element.html#the-canvas-element>
>
> This apparently has been replaced by a registry in a WhatWG Wiki.
>
> I do not believe this change was discussed over here, so I think either the
> bug should be reopened, or a new one should be raised.
>
> Best regards, Julian
>



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with regards

Steve Faulkner
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