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Re: Who is the Intended Audience of the Markup Spec Proposal?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 01:19:24 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0901270114370.952@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> We do need to decide if and how to split up the spec. But I didn't see 
> the previous discussion getting us there.

Note that there are a number of jobs already in process to split the spec. 
In particular, the following sections have volunteers and are being split 
out as we speak:

 * WebSocket protocol
 * WebSocket API
 * Content-Type sniffing
 * setTimeout and setInterval
 * about: (*)
 * Parsing and resolving URIs
 * Origin (*)

I've also volunteered to split out the local storage section, and am 
discussing with someone the possibility of splitting out the interactive 
events section (*).

There are a number of other sections that could (and maybe should) be 
split out, but we are lacking volunteers to do it:


Lack of volunteers are all that is stopping this from proceeding further.

(The sections marked (*) are sections that I had or have not yet written 
in the actual HTML5 spec but had planned to write before last call.)

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