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Re: OFFICIAL PROTEST - Current Editor's Draft MUST be a W3C document

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 23:01:45 +0200
Message-ID: <4CC89339.9050602@gmx.de>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
CC: public-html@w3.org, "'Michael(tm) Smith'" <mike@w3.org>, 'Philippe Le Hegaret' <plh@w3.org>, 'Judy Brewer' <jbrewer@w3.org>, jeff@w3.org
On 27.10.2010 20:42, John Foliot wrote:
> Chairs,
> I must strenuously protest that today the official W3C Editor's Draft
> Specification (http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/) is currently pointing to the
> WHATWG specification, which includes a number of items that are
> specifically *NOT* included in the W3C Draft, including the addition of
> Microdata (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#microdata)
> and references to WebSRT
> (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#websrt-cue-text-render
> ing-rules) - a format in particular that the Accessibility Task Force
> media sub-team have been persistent and explicit in ensuring *NOT* be
> added to the Draft Specification at this time.
> I personally would rather see a black 404 page than to have the W3C
> pointing to this document, which does not reflect the W3C specification
> nor it's consensus based approach. At the very least, it should point to
> the most current W3C Working Draft at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-html5-20100624/
> When specifically can we expect this to be corrected?
> JF

--> <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11153>

(So Sam doesn't need to advise us to raise bugs :-)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 2010 21:02:28 UTC

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