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Re: Feedback from FOMS

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 21:46:31 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02831001270246m4554abeeo949f63ecc9661cb6@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:41 PM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> wrote:
> 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.

I'm happy with this, too.

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:47:18 GMT

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