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Re: [whatwg] Administrivia: Update on the relationship between the WHATWG HTML living standard and the W3C HTML5 specification

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:40:01 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJD8zxopSN_Vh1W_AEEjXF2estdkcWB3dKyOQcSreYg7A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
On 25 July 2012 19:33, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 6:40 PM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I presume that naming is still a technical matter.
>
> As it does not affect conformance, it's not.
>

Am of the opinion that naming is the most technical thing we do, but
totally see where you're coming from.


>
>
> > Just so that it's possible to understand how to name the two new branches
> > correctly, can you confirm that the W3C branch is now called "HTML5" and
> > the WHATWG branch is named 'HTML Living Standard'.
> >
> > Is this the long term project name, or just a working title?
>
> It is the name of the standard. Unless something better comes along
> (we played with "Web Applications 1.0", "HTML 5", "HTML5", and now
> "HTML") it is the definitive name.
>
>
> > Just thinking out loud, is that wise given that the acronym (T)LS (The)
> > Living Standard, (which someone has used already) is also used often used
> > as 'Transport Layer Security'?
>
> The abbreviation of HTML Living Standard is HTML.
>

Thanks for the clarifications! :)


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