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Re: CfC: Publish six heartbeat drafts, as well as Polyglot, Alt Techniques as FPWDs

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 16:26:49 -0700
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <053643C2-7117-47B4-9B11-2DBE24C5A6CE@apple.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
I agree with beating our hearts and publishing, although that does not mean I agree with all that is published, of course.

On May 18, 2010, at 11:39 , Sam Ruby wrote:

> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new revisions of the
> following documents in accordance with the Working Group Heartbeat
> requirements:
> 
> HTML 5: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/
> HTML+RDFa: http://dev.w3.org/html5/rdfa/
> HTML Microdata: http://dev.w3.org/html5/md/
> HTML Canvas 2D Context: http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/
> HTML: The Markup Language: http://dev.w3.org/html5/markup/
> 
> and to publish as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD) the following
> documents:
> 
> HTML/XHTML Compatibility Authoring Guidelines: http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-xhtml-author-guide/html-xhtml-authoring-guide.html
> 
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives: http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> 
> Additionally, and as we have done with previous republications of the
> HTML5 draft, the chairs would like to ask Anne to update the HTML5 diffs
> from HTML4 to reflect the latest changes.
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/
> 
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Wednesday,
> May 26th, this resolution will carry.
> 
> Considerations to note:
> 
> - As a First Public Working Draft, this publication will trigger patent
> policy review.
> - As a Working Draft publication, the document does not need not be
> complete, to meet all technical requirements, or to have consensus on
> the contents.
> - Objections may be made on specific documents but not on others.
> Counting the differences document, there are effectively eight different
> documents under consideration at this time.
> 
> - Sam Ruby
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 19 May 2010 23:27:22 UTC

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