Re: Proposal to publish HTML5 and vocab specs

Shelley Powers On 09-10-27 23.33:

> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Ian Hickson <> wrote:
>> It's been two months since we last published HTML5, so I'd like to propose
>> that we publish another WD.


> I object to the idea of publishing another draft. We published
> recently, and there has been a great deal of discussion about
> significant sections of the document. There are a number of proposals
> and issues currently under active development and discussion: it would
> be better to wait.
> It's unfortunate that the WhatWG acted unilaterally with its Last
> Call, causing confusion about the state of HTML5. One would think the
> WhatWG would prefer to not have bugs for the document in both WhatWG
> and W3C bug lists, in order to ensure best quality work.
> Regardless, publishing a new draft document in the W3C, at the same
> time as the LC in WhatWg, would only add to the confusion of the state
> of HTML5.


> Shelle

Leif Halvard Silli

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