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Re: Proposal to Adopt HTML5

From: David McFarland <dave@sawmac.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 09:27:31 -0700
Message-Id: <F9E066E2-0A53-4170-8410-BE2B7D346FC2@sawmac.com>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

On Apr 9, 2007, at 7:38 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> Therefore, we the undersigned propose the following:
> - that the W3C HTML Working Group adops the WHAT Working Group's  
> HTML5 as the starting point for further HTML development
> - that the W3C's next-generation HTML specification is officially  
> named "HTML 5"
> - that Ian Hickson is named as editor for the W3C's HTML 5  
> specification, to preserve continuity with the existing WHATWG effort
> If HTML5 is adopted as a starting point, the contents of the  
> document would still be up for review and revision, but we would  
> start with the existing text. A suitable next step might be a high- 
> level review of functionality added and removed relative to  
> HTML4.01, followed by focused discussion and review of individual  
> topic areas, including both content already in the spec and  
> proposed new features. Discussions should be guided by common  
> principles along the lines of <http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ 
> ProposedDesignPrinciples>


--dave mcfarland
Received on Tuesday, 10 April 2007 21:48:54 UTC

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