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Re: ISSUE-90, ISSUE-91, ISSUE-93, ISSUE-95, ISSUE-96, ISSSUE-97: (new semantic elements/attributes) - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 15:02:19 -0700
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <358C339C-7818-4B20-9100-BA7AA1D3BC7F@apple.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>

On Apr 6, 2010, at 2:11 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
> wrote:
>> The current status for these issues:
>> - We have a Working Group draft that includes a number of new  
>> semantic
>> elements and attributes.
>> - We have Change Proposals submitted that propose removing some of  
>> these:
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removefigure
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removeaside
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removedetails
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removehidden
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removeprogress
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removemeter
>> At this time the Chairs would also like to solicit alternate Change
>> Proposals (possibly with "zero edits" as the Proposal Details), in  
>> case
>> anyone would like to advocate the status quo or a different change  
>> than the
>> specific one in the existing Change Proposal.
> I'll offer to write up alternate change proposals for all these
> issues. They will propose "zero edits" and provide a rationale for why
> I believe that is the right path forward.
> However if I recall correctly, Tab Atkins has already offered to write
> a "zero edits" proposal for the @hidden attribute. If he still prefers
> to do this I'm fine with leaving that attribute out of my proposals.

Tab Atkins has previously expressed interest in writing counter- 
proposals for all of these. Edward O'Connor volunteered specifically  
for hidden. You are encouraged (but not required) to coordinate with  

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