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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>  

> 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 UTC

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