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Re: Getting HTML5 to Recommendation in 2014

From: Ian Devlin <ian@iandevlin.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:57:14 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOYOhSvQ-8xc0DX85abPm0vQPONNUSMf4nO9OFt9rYtRbJjPaQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
As the author of the change proposal regarding keeping pubdate and
proposing moddate, I'm not sure I can be bothered going through the work
now required to get the blasted thing to be considered again as chances are
the goal posts will be moved once again in another few months.

I suspect that's what's being hoped for so that the issues simply disappear.

On 20 September 2012 14:47, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> On 09/20/2012 08:28 AM, Ian Devlin wrote:
>
>> Thanks for that.
>>
>> So a new specification document is required to re-add a single attribute
>> to an element, thus re-starting the whole process of what a previous
>> change request supposedly did?
>>
>
> Everything is archived, so previous arguments are captured and can be
> pointed to.
>
> We we are doing is encouraging people to follow a process that has long
> been available to everybody but one seldom chosen, perhaps because we
> haven't done as good as a job as we could on education.  A process that in
> our experience has proven to produce less objections and more progress.
>
> It is also not clear that there is merit to evaluating objections leading
> to a decision which may result in a request to the editors to insert text,
> and then immediately following that give the editors instructions to begin
> the process of removing features considered 'at risk'.
>
> In the specific case of issue 185, these two steps need to be flipped
> around.  In particular we need data on whether the pubdate and moddate
> attributes meet the proposed CR Exit Criteria:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/public-html/2012Sep/**0215.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Sep/0215.html>
>
> - Sam Ruby
>
>  On 20 September 2012 14:24, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net
>> <mailto:rubys@intertwingly.net**>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 09/20/2012 08:19 AM, Ian Devlin wrote:
>>
>>         What exactly is an "extension specification"?
>>
>>     Definition can be found here:
>>
>>     http://dev.w3.org/html5/__**decision-policy/html5-2014-__**
>> plan.html#extension-specs<http://dev.w3.org/html5/__decision-policy/html5-2014-__plan.html#extension-specs>
>>
>>     <http://dev.w3.org/html5/**decision-policy/html5-2014-**
>> plan.html#extension-specs<http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html#extension-specs>
>> >
>>
>>     Examples can be found here:
>>
>>     http://dev.w3.org/html5/__**decision-policy/html5-2014-__**
>> plan.html#modularity<http://dev.w3.org/html5/__decision-policy/html5-2014-__plan.html#modularity>
>>
>>     <http://dev.w3.org/html5/**decision-policy/html5-2014-**
>> plan.html#modularity<http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html#modularity>
>> >
>>
>>     - Sam Ruby
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>


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