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Re: CfC: Publish HTML5 Edition for Web Authors as First Public Working Draft

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 13:52:35 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTiku-LaSvaSbUUkC9ADuJs79of6haw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish the First Public Working
> Draft (FPWD) of the HTML5 Edition for Web Authors spec:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-html5-20110525/author/
>
> Note that the result of the CfC[1] on issue-59[2] the WG previously decided
> maintain this document.  What was overlooked at the time was publishing
> it[3].
>
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Wednesday, June 15,
> 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.
>
> In the event that this CfC passes, the front matter and style will be
> adjusted to match other Working Drafts in the event that the decision is to
> proceed as a FPWD.
>
> - Sam Ruby
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Jan/0470.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/59
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Jun/0066.html

I object to this unless this document either is explicitly marked as
non-normative, or it states how to handle normative conflicts between
this document and the main HTML5 specification.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 7 June 2011 20:53:41 UTC

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