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Re: CfC: Publish eight heartbeat drafts as WDs

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 17:53:49 +0100
To: "Paul Cotton" <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
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>
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On Thu, 24 Mar 2011 17:30:02 +0100, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:

> I support this. However, as always, this does not mean that I support
> the techincal contents of any or all of them.

Ditto for Opera.


> / 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
>> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
>> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
>> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329

Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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