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Re: Support for the formation of the Web Hypertext Application Technology Community Group (was Re: HTML Working Group Changes)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 06:48:46 -0400
Message-ID: <4F97D68E.4080008@intertwingly.net>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 04/25/2012 06:35 AM, Sam Ruby wrote:
> On 04/25/2012 06:18 AM, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
>> On 4/25/12 3:45 PM, "Silvia Pfeiffer"<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> IIUC it provides for a legally clean contribution path of WHATWG
>>> specifications into the W3C.
>>
>> Then by becoming a CG, that implies that there will no longer be two
>> separate HTML specifications. The W3C HTML WG would be 100% responsible
>> for the official standard and no references to any other "complete"
>> document calling itself HTML would exist - is that correct?
>>
>> Instead, the WHATCG would simply develop and publish new material that
>> does not copy any existing material from the HTML spec - as other CG's do
>> today.
>>
>> If so - that sounds like it would indeed address Steve's concerns and
>> would indeed "reunifying development of the open Web platform under the
>> stewardship of the W3C.". If not, then I don't understand what the CG
>> would be doing??
>
> I encourage discussion about what the CG will be doing to go to the
> mailing lists that are provided for that purpose: they are listed in the
> top right of the following page:

Oops: make that top left.

> http://www.w3.org/community/whatwg/
>
> Of course, people are welcome to provide brief announcements and
> occasional pointers on this list to relevant discussions that occur
> elsewhere.
>
> I also encourage people to read the FAQ that was prepared. In particular
> Q5g:
>
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-stabilization-plan.html#Q5g
>
>> Leonard
>
> - Sam Ruby

- Sam Ruby
Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 10:49:18 GMT

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