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

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 13:09:12 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmR5iJ4yyV2puRZm0xc+AD=afB+gyOSYuiWW05evC82sw@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
+1 for this proposal

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 22 May 2013 02:33, John Foliot <john@foliot.ca> wrote:

> 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
> > 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
> > Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
> >
> >
> > -----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
> >
> >
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