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Re: Please explain the role of the W3C in the continuing development of HTML

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:41:37 +0000
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To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: jeff@w3.org, timbl@w3.org, plh@w3.org, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Hi Ian,

a polite reminder

you wrote:

"I plan to follow up with you on this next Monday."

regards
Steve Faulkner


On 9 February 2011 15:12, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:

>
> On 8 Feb 2011, at 3:43 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
>
>  Dear all,
>>
>> There has been much discussion[1] about HTML/HTML5 over the past few weeks
>> due to the HTML5 logo and the WHATWG changing the name and stripping the
>> vestiges of HTML versioning.
>> The WHATWG have clearly stated the rationale for the formalisation of the
>> WHAT WG HTML - living standard, one that includes the devaluation of the W3C
>> spec development model.
>>
>> What has been and is clearly missing from this public discourse is the
>> clear articulation (by the W3C) of the role of the W3C in HTML development
>> and the value proposition of the specification process used by the W3C for
>> HTML5.
>>
>> Please provide a clear expalnation of the role of the W3C in the
>> continuing development of HTML
>>
>
> Hello Steve,
>
> I plan to follow up with you on this next Monday.
>
> Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Communications
>
>
>
>> [1] a selection
>> http://www.zeldman.com/2011/01/27/html5-vs-html/
>> http://blog.whatwg.org/html-is-the-new-html5
>> http://www.infoworld.com/d/developer-world/html-the-standard-failed-585
>> http://adactio.com/journal/4301/
>>
>> --
>> with regards
>>
>> Steve Faulkner
>> Technical Director - TPG
>>
>> www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
>> www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
>> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
>> dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
>> Web Accessibility Toolbar -
>> www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>>
>>
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
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