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Re: CfC: Publish eight heartbeat drafts as WDs

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 09:30:02 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimwrQDhS=UEEN9w-W-jb5RwUCsetJTyrZGQb_BA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Ian Hickson (ian@hixie.ch)" <ian@hixie.ch>, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>, "msporny@digitalbazaar.com" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "annevk@opera.com" <annevk@opera.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Maciej Stachowiak (mjs@apple.com)" <mjs@apple.com>, "Philippe Le Hegaret (plh@w3.org)" <plh@w3.org>
I support this. However, as always, this does not mean that I support
the techincal contents of any or all of them.

/ Jonas

On Thursday, March 24, 2011, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new revisions of the following documents in accordance with the Working Group Heartbeat requirements. We are planning to prepare and publish the drafts during the week of April 4 and probably on Tuesday April 5.
> 1. HTML5: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/
> 2. HTML+RDFa: http://dev.w3.org/html5/rdfa/
> 3. HTML Microdata: http://dev.w3.org/html5/md/
> 4. HTML Canvas 2D Context: http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/
> 5. HTML: The Markup Language: http://dev.w3.org/html5/markup/
> 6. HTML/XHTML  Compatibility Authoring Guidelines: http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-xhtml-author-guide/html-xhtml-authoring-guide.html
> 7. HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives: http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> 8. The chairs would also like to provide an update for the "HTML5 diffs from HTML4" document to reflect the latest changes.  Since Anne is away we are asking Simon Pieters to help with this document:
> 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 Thursday, March 31th, this resolution will carry.
> Considerations to note:
> - 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.
> - Drafts that are on track for Last Call in May all reflect resolution of all pre-LC bugs. This includes HTML5, HTML+RDFa, HTML Microdata, HTML Canvas 2D Context, HTML/XHTML Compatibility Authoring Guidelines, and HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. For some of these documents, however, some tracker issues remain to be resolved.
> /paulc
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