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Re: Info from HTML5 editors: merging WHATWG patches

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:21:04 -0400
Message-ID: <50523220.4080608@nokia.com>
To: ext Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On 9/13/12 4:00 AM, ext Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> I followed Ian's keywords in his commits for classification of these
> patches. I've isolated this in its separate branch because I don't
> know if it should go into the source document. It seems the patches
> just fix some cross-references and resurrect the ArrayBuffer argument.

Yes, following the "keywords" is a good start but unfortunately, a diff 
may include changes for more than one of the keywords (sections) :-(.

> To be honest, I don't even know if this part ends up in the final
> HTML5 document, since there is some filtering happening from the
> source document to the result. So, it may be safe to completely ignore
> this.
> I'm not across that part of the HTML specification nor the WebSocket
> specification. If you are, would you mind following the given URL and
> let me know if it contains appropriate changes to the HTML
> specification?

I scanned those changes again. It appears to me that most of the changes 
are for the WebSocket API and Web Workers specs (and those would 
presumably not be applied to W3C's HTML5). However, it also appears at 
least some of the changes are for the HTML5 spec; f.ex. the addition of 
lines 4028-4033 (complete.html).

(Perhaps the line numbers will give you a clue as to which 
part/section/keyword  they apply).


>>> *  feature/whatwg_websockets
>>>     This is a branch that relates to websockets.
>>>     Review here:
>>>     https://github.com/w3c/html/compare/master...feature;whatwg_websockets
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