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Re: Proposed adaptive image element

From: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:01:27 +0100
Message-ID: <501185F7.3020609@nag.co.uk>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 26/07/2012 18:43, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> What you say here is not without links to reality. However, I think
> you make up the bill without the hosts. E.g. the WhatWg offer their
> own "web developers' edition" of HTML5 - which supposedly is "for
> people", as you say. Even HTML5 itself, as produced by W3, comes in
> two editions.

The web developers edition is a mechanically subsetted version, with
different css styling so isn't really relevant to the discussion of
the dangers of diverging forked development.

> I also don't think there is consensus that creativity should only
> happen within the WHATwg space. So while individuals within each
> group might agree with you, I don't think that whether the WHATWG or
> the HTMLwg subscribe to the model you present.

The W3C announcement eg as phrased at


is basically in line with what I said. This HTML WG should work towards
HTML5 and the WHAT CG  should work on HTML.next.

All I was saying if that we are planning to add new features to HTML
beyond what is currently specified in HTML5 then common sense dictates
that they be compatible with HTML.next.


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