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

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 07:42:58 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTimOiv5cx6Sn5KHurBUg7XPLnTsZag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Hi Jonas,

>Given that we would then have two documents with normative
status describing how HTML is defined.

We currently have 2 documents: W3C HTML5 and WHATWG HTML, do you object to
 both of these documents claiming to be normative?

regards
Stevef

On 7 June 2011 20:37, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
> 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.
>
> Given that we would then have two documents with normative status
> describing how HTML is defined. Which of the two is authoritative if
> the two don't agree?
>
> / Jonas
>
>


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