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Re: [whatwg] Request for HTML.next ideas

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 21:54:20 -0400
Message-ID: <4D9D194C.8050107@intertwingly.net>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 04/06/2011 09:23 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> Hmm, what is the advantage of listing issues on this list in
> comparison to registering new bugs?

Our current charter has milestones and deliverables for HTML5. 
Ultimately I expect that there will be a charter for whatever comes 
after HTML5.  Down the road, this information will be helpful in 
formulating that charter.

Shorter term, there likely will be a brief presentation (on the order of 
15 minutes) on future plans for HTML at the next W3C AC meeting.  This 
data collected on this wiki page will be helpful background information 
for that presentation.  If history is any guide, the slides for that 
presentation will be published publicly.

There is no reason to stop entering feature requests as entries in 
bugzilla, and this wiki page can point to such.  Said bugs will likely 
be RESOLVED LATER: <http://tinyurl.com/5sj9xdo>, even though we don't 
currently have an approved plan for a later release.

> Also, is this for further last calls for HTML5 or actually for a new
> HTML6 (?) version?

Sorry if I was unclear.  This page is for what comes after HTML5.  No 
change in process for the development of HTML5 is meant to be implied by 
the creation of this wiki page.

> Silvia.

- Sam Ruby

> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 4:07 AM, Sam Ruby<rubys@intertwingly.net>  wrote:
>> Note: while this email is intentionally cross-posted; my request is that any
>> responses trim the replies down to *one* of the above lists.
>> ===
>> At the present time within the HTML WG, there are no surveys active, and no
>> calls for proposals.  Some are actively working on converging to fewer
>> active proposals for issue 152.  The editors have some changes to apply
>> before we proceed to Last Call.  The chairs still have some surveys and
>> proposals to evaluate.
>> Meanwhile, this may be a good time for others to begin to capture ideas for
>> what comes after HTML5.  I know that the WHATWG has ideas for some features
>> and even has some speculative specification text beyond what can make the
>> deadline for HTML5.  I doubt the A11y team has exhausted their wish list.
>> At this time, I would like to request that people capture their ideas here:
>>   http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/HTML.next
>> Ideas don't need to be fully fleshed out.  In fact, in many cases a simple
>> pointer to a proposal or even a discussion hosted elsewhere is all that is
>> needed at this time.
>> There isn't a hard deadline on this request, but we anticipate that the data
>> captured will be discussed at the next AC meeting which goes from the 15th
>> of May to the 17th of May.
>> Thanks!
>> - Sam Ruby
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