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Re: Editor/proofreader request on html/elements/body

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:15:24 -0800
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpWMLdR54ex2E6iVhU-MNEOmNXJke1FGBa1_xbZ_wHeDRA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>
Cc: Jacob Reiff <jacob+webplatform@jaacob.com>, public-webplatform@w3.org
On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org> wrote:

> On 7 Nov 2012, at 14:35, Jacob Reiff <jacob+webplatform@jaacob.com> wrote:
>
> > Chris - thanks for the feedback. I have threaded my response inline.
> >
> > On Nov 5, 2012, at 6:43 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks for the mail Jacob - sounds like some great work was done at the
> Adobe event!
> >>
> >> I've included some replies to your message inline, below.
> >>
> >> Chris Mills
> >> Open standards evangelist, Opera Software
> >> W3C fellow
> >> Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
> >>
> >> On 3 Nov 2012, at 23:28, Jacob Reiff <jacob@jaacob.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I'd like a editor/proofer and have the following questions regarding
> what I've done so far.
> >>>
> >>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/body
> >>
> >> I have a comment here - when frozenice did some work on speccing out
> how to edit the HTML reference, he did the paragraph element, and
> HTMLParagraphElement DOM interface:
> >>
> >> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/p
> >> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/dom/HTMLParagraphElement
> >>
> >> Then we documented it in the most wanted tasks page, in the "Specific
> call to action: help clean up HTML element references" section, see
> >>
> >> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Most_Wanted_Tasks
> >>
> >> We decided that it would be more correct to put the events, properties
> and methods in the DOM Interface page, and just leave the basic info in the
> element page. I see you've not done that, so a heads up there. Perhaps we
> should put a prominent link in the element page somewhere, to points
> readers to the DOM interface page for info on events, etc.
> >>
> >> Good work though - thanks for your help on the project!
> >
> > Is the idea that on the DOM Interface page, we list the events,
> properties and methods that are either unique to this element or aren't
> applicable any higher up the DOM tree? So if HTMLElement already has the
> event, you don't list it again on HTMLParagraphElement because
> HTMLParagraphElement subclasses HTMLElement.
>
> Hrm, really good question. It would make sense to use an intelligent
> automated process to associate parent and child Interfaces, and their
> properties and methods in this way. But until we have one of those, I'd
> just list all of them where appropriate.
>
>
This should be relatively easy to wire up in the same way we wire up
properties/methods on API Objects. This is on my (long) list of things to
do.
Received on Wednesday, 7 November 2012 21:16:12 UTC

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