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RE: CfC: stop work on "HTML: The Markup Language" and "HTML5: Edition for Web Authors"

From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 18:33:24 -0700
To: "'Paul Cotton'" <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Message-ID: <005501ce568c$5a161590$0e4240b0$@ca>
I agree with Robin's original thoughts, and support this CFC.

JF



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Cotton [mailto:Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:52 AM
> To: public-html-admin@w3.org
> Subject: RE: CfC: stop work on "HTML: The Markup Language" and "HTML5:
> Edition for Web Authors"
> 
> Note that this CfC closes on Thu May 23.
> 
> If this CfC passes then the following Working Group Notes will be
> published next week along with the 3 heartbeat documents and the main
> element WG Note (assuming those CfCs pass as well):
> 
> 1. HTML: The Markup Language (an HTML language reference) -
> http://htmlwg.org/heartbeat-201305/h-tml/Overview.html
> 
> 2. HTML5: Edition for Web Authors - http://htmlwg.org/heartbeat-
> 201305/author/Overview.html
> 
> /paulc
> HTML WG co-chair
> 
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sam Ruby [mailto:rubys@intertwingly.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 6:32 AM
> To: public-html-admin@w3.org
> Subject: CfC: stop work on "HTML: The Markup Language" and "HTML5:
> Edition for Web Authors"
> 
> On 05/07/2013 05:46 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > one of the things we discussed a couple weeks ago was stopping work
> on
> > the above two documents.
> >
> > "HTML: The Markup Language" has been a useful document and a number
> of
> > its ideas have been incorporated into the HTML specification proper.
> > But overall it is more documentation oriented and would seem to be
> > developed better as such (rather than using the heavyweight
> > Recommendation process). We've been talking with the fine people who
> > work on WebPlatform.org to make sure that the content isn't lost but
> > rather finds a new home there.
> >
> > "HTML5: Edition for Web Authors" serves a useful purpose, but it does
> > not seem useful to publish it as a document on its own. Rather, we
> can
> > use a style switcher in the specification and toggle the view. Steve
> > has been working on that.
> >
> > Unless there are solid objections, these two documents will therefore
> > be republished as Notes to indicate that work on them has stopped.
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to terminate development of the
> separate "HTML: The Markup Language" and "HTML5: Edition  for Web
> Authors" document, and to publish the results as a W3C Note.
> 
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Thursday, May
> 23rd, this resolution will carry.
> 
> - Sam Ruby
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 01:33:53 UTC

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