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Re: Feedback from FOMS

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 11:41:51 +0100
To: raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: "Media Fragment" <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u66tb1s1sr6mfa@sisko>
On Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:21:34 +0100, Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@cwi.nl>  
wrote:

> Hi Silvia,
>
> Thanks for this very valuable report from FOMS.
>
>> After it was understood what the spec is about, it was suggested we
>> split out those sections that are already stable and move those that
>> are still in the works into a draft for later release. Thus, we can
>> create a first, simple "versions" that can be implemented in full
>> right now.
>
> I understand the need for the developers to be informed of what is  
> stable in a evolving spec and what is not, but I'm not a big fan of  
> splitting documents. Our charter tells what the 1.0 version should  
> cover. I would rather suggest we mark explicitly in our document the  
> sections that we consider are stable giving a clear 'go' to web  
> developers to start implement them and mark as unstable the sections we  
> are actively working on.

I think this is a good idea, it's approximately how HTML5 handles the  
issue of sections with different maturity levels in the same spec.

-- 
Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:42:26 GMT

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