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Re: Extension specifications howto

From: Cyril Concolato <cyril.concolato@telecom-paristech.fr>
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:58:24 +0100
Message-ID: <5135FA00.3040608@telecom-paristech.fr>
To: public-html@w3.org
Le 05/03/2013 14:44, Robin Berjon a écrit :
> Hi Cyril,
>
> On 05/03/2013 14:06 , Cyril Concolato wrote:
>> 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.
>
> As Sam said, I would refer to the HTML Design Principles for that. The 
> purpose of extension specifications is emphatically not to produce 
> specifications targeting vertical domains unrelated to the Web at 
> large; rather the goal is to make it easy for people to propose new 
> features of a certain level of complexity, and easy for others to 
> review such proposals.
>
> As such, the design principles that apply are the same as for anything 
> else in the stack.
Thanks Sam, Robin. Maybe just adding a link from the wiki page to the 
Design Principles document would help those who just find the wiki page.

Cyril


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