W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webplatform@w3.org > April 2013

Re: JavaScript Reference from Microsoft

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:07:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpUsdDPt4yonG7dAU02XvrDbYHjWbmJ==Xy38LuFL0sROg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, "Doug Schepers (schepers@w3.org)" <schepers@w3.org>, "wseltzer@w3.org" <wseltzer@w3.org>, "Tyler Fuller (LCA)" <tyfuller@microsoft.com>, "Geoffrey Creighton (LCA)" <Geoffrey.Creighton@microsoft.com>, Kathy Shoesmith <kathysh@microsoft.com>
Woohoo!

This is great!


On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>wrote:

>  Hello WPD Community!****
>
> To date, JavaScript remains one of the areas in Web Platform Docs where we
> are still in need of robust reference documentation. I am pleased to
> announce that Microsoft is donating over 400 pages worth of additional
> content to Web Platform Docs, in order to boost our library in this regard.
> These pages we’re donating contain JavaScript reference materials,
> including:****
>
> **·         **Objects****
>
> **·         **Constants****
>
> **·         **Functions****
>
> **·         **Properties****
>
> **·         **Methods****
>
> **·         **Operators****
>
> **·         **Statements****
>
> **·         **Directives****
>
> **·         **Errors****
>
> We’ve placed the copy for WPD in the webplatform GitHub repository [1]
> (You can see a TOC view of the content in the js_toc.html file in that
> depot). The pages are the well-formed, HTML files that we use to create the
> documentation on MSDN [2]. As such, we in the WPD community still need to
> convert the source to MediaWiki format for publication. This is the same
> requirement as when Microsoft donated the 2,000 or so HTML and WebApps
> reference pages as part of our initial funding for Webplatform.org. Doug,
> the other stewards, the rest of the community, and I will determine the
> best way to merge this content into WPD in as expedient as way as possible.
> ****
>
> Getting these pages in the hands of our community took the work of a host
> of individuals, and among the many I should recognize I would especially
> like to cite Kathy Shoesmith (Microsoft) and her wonderful team for
> preparing and delivering the content; Doug Schepers (W3C) for helping
> negotiations move to fruition; and Wendy Seltzer (W3C), Geoffrey Creighton
> (Microsoft), and Tyler Fuller (Microsoft) for ensuring all legal
> obligations were met.****
>
> I look forward to seeing these up on the site soon.****
>
> Eliot****
>
> [1] https://github.com/webplatform/msdn-js ****
>
> [2] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ie/yek4tbz0(v=vs.94).aspx ****
>
> ** **
>
> ** **
>
Received on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 22:08:47 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 8 May 2013 19:57:42 UTC