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Re: Normative status of author-only view of the HTML5 specification

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2011 22:59:22 -0400
Message-ID: <4DEEE58A.4040708@arcanedomain.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Thank you for keeping us up to date on this, I appreciate it.

Noah

On 6/7/2011 3:26 PM, Paul Cotton wrote:
> Noah
>
> As you may have noticed we have issued a Call For Consensus to publish the : "HTML5 Edition for Web Authors" as a first public Working Draft since we overlooked to do this previously.  See: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Jun/0092.html
>
> In addition we have removed the "non-normative" text from the candidate document.
>
> We also plan to reformat this document as a W3C Working Draft if the CfC is successful.
>
> /paulc
>
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noah Mendelsohn [mailto:nrm@arcanedomain.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 4:34 PM
> To: Paul Cotton
> Cc: public-html@w3.org; www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Normative status of author-only view of the HTML5 specification
>
> Paul,
>
> I am writing to follow up on the status of the author-only view of the
> HTML5 specification, the document now known as the: "HTML5 Edition for Web Authors".  In November of 2010, the working group propsed [2] and the TAG agreed that carrying forward the author view>as a normative reference<  would be an acceptable compromise to resolve the TAG's concerns regarding availability of a language reference for HTML5.
>
> The TAG is therefore concerned and disappointed to find that the version published as part of the recent Last Call [2] is clearly labeled as "non-normative". I hope this was merely a clerical error or other misunderstanding, but in any case I would be grateful if you would clarify the situation.
>
> Thank you very much.
>
> Noah Mendelsohn
> for the W3C Technical Architecture Group
>
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-html5-20110525/author/
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Nov/0055.html
>
>
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