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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 12:49:02 +0900
Message-ID: <BANLkTinAV9W0wEGJrwx4e32oT6=Xhwap7w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 5:52 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> 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.

I object, with the same conditions.  If either are met, then I support
publication.

~TJ
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