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Re: Discussions (was RE: Always use h1-h6 by level again)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:55:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=WPExdFCQYOXz=DptZNupSik5wax3sVrhBsW85j3z-mw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Cc: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>, Geoffrey Sneddon <me@gsnedders.com>, Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Useful and timely datapoint:
https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!topic/blink-dev/PJ_E04kcFb8

Alex Russell on the WICG

>From my perspective this has been going very well. Well enough, in fact,
> that we're now going to *require Googlers to use this process for all new
> web platform features regardless of their eventual destination in the
> formal process. The intent is for new designs to iterate inside the WICG
> process*, perhaps to the point of shipping, and then graduate to a more
> formal venue. This process preserves the ability to get broad participation
> from other browser engine teams while lowering the social and process
> hurdles for web developers and community members to participate in the
> design phase.


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Regards

SteveF
Current Standards Work @W3C
<http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>

On 19 April 2016 at 16:55, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:

> > From: John Foliot [mailto:john.foliot@deque.com]
> > Sent: 19 April 2016 16:26
>
> > > From: Travis Leithead [mailto:travis.leithead@microsoft.com]
> > > Sent: 19 April 2016 15:44
> > > > I don't want this to sound like I'm trying to shut down this thread
> > > > (I'm not), but this sounds like a great idea to put through the WICG
> > > > incubation process.
> >
> > Sorry, I totally disagree (a huge -1)
> >
> > Despite all the best intentions in the world, the WICG is a moribund and
> non-
> > functioning Community Group (as are roughly 90% of the Community Groups
> > in existence). A quick check of that CG's mailing list Archives surfaces
> exactly
> > *2* emails, dating from July of 2015.
> >
>
> Most WICG discussion happens on Discourse [1], where there have been about
> 60 messages since the start of this month. Discourse is listed among the
> tools used by WICG in their charter [2], though the preference for
> Discourse could arguably be made more obvious (one to take up with WICG if
> you think so).
>
> > Is there a particular reason why this discussion *can't* continue to
> happen
> > where it started?
>
> The WP work mode for HTML is to incubate new ideas before they're migrated
> onto the Recc track. We want to be sure that new ideas have definition, as
> well as support from authors and implementors, before they morph into new
> HTML modules.
>
> Léonie
> [1] https://discourse.wicg.io/
> [2] https://www.w3.org/community/wicg/
>
> --
> @LeonieWatson tink.uk Carpe diem.
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