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Re: Standardization status

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:32:47 +0300
Cc: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>, Nic da Costa <njr.dacosta@gmail.com>, WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1B0DF687-16C3-4869-B5C8-096884E24BA3@w3.org>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Hi Doug,

Should I link each status to the appropriate section there?

There aren’t any sections for the non W3C Rec track statuses...

I will also look into including the icons on each section.

Cheers,
Lea

Lea Verou
W3C developer relations
http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou






On Jul 11, 2013, at 13:31, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi, folks-
> 
> Here's the page explaining the standards statuses for W3C:
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Standards/W3C
> 
> It would be nice if we could transclude each section as appropriate into the articles.
> 
> Regards-
> -Doug
> 
> On 7/11/13 4:38 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
>> Love the icons Lea.
>> 
>> To combat the issue about people not knowing what the icons mean, how
>> about including a little question mark icon near to where the icon is
>> going to go, which when followed goes to a  page showing all the
>> icons in sequence, along with a paragraph next to each one explaining
>> what each means?
>> 
>> Chris Mills Opera Software, dev.opera.com W3C Fellow, web education
>> and webplatform.org Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design"
>> (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>> 
>> On 11 Jul 2013, at 07:56, Nic da Costa <njr.dacosta@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> The only reason i brought this up as i viewed these on my phone
>>> this morning and wasn't sure what they each stood for. And i agree,
>>> a legend isn't the solution as having to navigate to another page
>>> just to view it won;t work.
>>> 
>>> Just a thought, what about something like wrapping the text around
>>> the indicator stating what it stands for, something like this [1]?
>>> Having it split up around the top and the bottom? I will try do a
>>> quick mock-up later today with the examples you sent to see how it
>>> looks.
>>> 
>>> [1] http://codepen.io/chriscoyier/pen/circle-type/
>>> 
>>> // Nic da Costa
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 11 July 2013 08:31, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote: Hi Nic,
>>> 
>>> Glad you like it!
>>> 
>>> You are raising a very good point. Honestly, I don’t know. :(
>>> Suggestions welcome.
>>> 
>>> Eventually these statuses will link to pages explaining what they
>>> mean, so at least that will be some help. Although, you certainly
>>> shouldn't need to load another page just to find out the status.
>>> 
>>> Perhaps we could have a legend somewhere for now? I don’t like this
>>> solution because most people won’t look at it, but it’s better than
>>> nothing.
>>> 
>>> Doug, since it was your idea, perhaps you’ve thought about this?
>>> 
>>> Cheers, Lea
>>> 
>>> Lea Verou W3C developer relations http://w3.org/people/all#lea ✿
>>> http://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Jul 11, 2013, at 09:18, Nic da Costa <njr.dacosta@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hey Lea
>>>> 
>>>> They look awesome! I really like them.
>>>> 
>>>> Is there a key on one of our pages indicating what each indicator
>>>> means? As currently to determine what the indicator is ( if you
>>>> aren't already familiar with them ) you have to hover over them,
>>>> but what if this is mobile or other touch devices? How are new
>>>> user's going to know what the indicator stands for?
>>>> 
>>>> Otherwise i think they look great!
>>>> 
>>>> // Nic da Costa
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 11 July 2013 06:54, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote: A few days
>>>> ago Doug asked me to redesign the standardization status ribbon,
>>>> because it was misleading and too obtrusive. A very good point he
>>>> made was that we should indicate what each status means, not just
>>>> the name. For example, many people don’t know that Proposed
>>>> Recommendations are more mature that Candidate Recommendations or
>>>> that an Editor’s Draft comes before a Working Draft. So, we
>>>> worked together on a standardization status that looks more like
>>>> a progress indicator for W3C statuses. Today I worked a bit on
>>>> the other, non-W3C statuses as well, so I wanted some feedback.
>>>> 
>>>> Here’s a dabblet with all statuses:
>>>> http://dabblet.com/gist/5922066
>>>> 
>>>> And here are various statuses in context: ED:
>>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/OLD:css/cssom/CSSRegionStyleRule
>>>> 
>>>> 
> WD: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/shape-outside
>>>> LC: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/functions/var CR:
>>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/border-radius
>>>> REC: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/font-size
>>>> Deprecated:
>>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/attributes/lowsrc
>>>> Experimental:
>>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/shape-inside
>>>> 
>>>> Also, I realized W3C Proposed Recommendation is not in the
>>>> allowed statuses [1]. Someone should add it. I’d do it myself,
>>>> but I’m not sure how.
>>>> 
>>>> [1]:
>>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Property:Standardization_Status
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers, Lea
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Lea Verou W3C developer relations http://w3.org/people/all#lea ✿
>>>> http://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 
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