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Re: Extension specifications howto

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 08:17:19 -0500
Message-ID: <5135F05F.4090301@intertwingly.net>
To: Cyril Concolato <cyril.concolato@telecom-paristech.fr>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 03/05/2013 08:06 AM, Cyril Concolato wrote:
> Hi Robin,
>
> Le 05/03/2013 12:04, Robin Berjon a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've written up some notes on how to go about producing an extension
>> specification:
>>
>>     http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ExtensionHowTo
>>
>> Feedback welcome!
> Quick feedback. I think you want to say something about the requirements
> on Extension Specifications, for instance, talking about backwards
> compatibility. Maybe adding guidelines on how to design the extensions
> such that a non-extended browser renders extended content meaningfully.

There is a separate document on Design Principles which attempts to 
covers this topic:

http://www.w3.org/TR/html-design-principles/#support-existing-content

I will note that this document isn't intended to contain hard and fast 
rules.

> Cyril

- Sam Ruby
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