Advance notice: Working in progress on an Editing Working Group Charter


This is an advance notice that a draft charter for an Editing Working 
Group is being prepared, with a mission "to explore limitations in 
existing browser primitives, provide use cases for new APIs and suggest 
solutions either by standardizing of existing behaviors or introducing 
new APIs relevant for text editing".

The Editing Task Force is currently part of the WebApps Working Group. 
In January the WebApps WG started a CfC [1] to separate the Editing TF 
from the WebApps WG and to move a few relevant specifications to the new 
WG. The CfC passed with multiple expressions of support and no objections.

The draft charter is at:

We welcome your input and feedback on the draft charter in the GitHub 
repository, where feedback is public:

W3C Members may also discuss on the member-confidential mailing list 

If you should have any questions or need further information, please 
feel free to contact Xiaoqian Wu <>.

A formal Advisory Committee Review for this charter is expected in one 

This announcement follows section 5.2.2 of the Process Document

For Tim Berners-Lee, Director,
Wendy Seltzer, W3C Strategy Lead;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications


Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 09:02:03 UTC