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Re: Proposed adaptive image element

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:29:02 +0100
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To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
hi david,

you wrote:

"This HTML WG should work towards
HTML5 and the WHAT CG  should work on HTML.next."

I believe the HTML WG is also planning to work on HTML.next, not just WHATWG

regards
SteveF

On 26 July 2012 19:01, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:

> 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
>
> http://www.w3.org/QA/2012/07/**html5_and_htmlnext.html<http://www.w3.org/QA/2012/07/html5_and_htmlnext.html>
>
> 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.
>
> David
>
>
>
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