Re: First Draft of W3C version of URL Spec

On Sep 2, 2014, at 12:21 , Marcos Caceres <> wrote:

> On September 2, 2014 at 2:38:25 PM, David Singer ( wrote:
>> On Aug 31, 2014, at 14:41 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>> HTML aside, can you please agree that the W3C will not fork and republish anything else  
>> out of the * space? This include URL, XHR, Encoding, etc.
>> You realize how absurd, even arrogant, this is, donít you? You are saying that you want  
>> anyone to claim ownership of any specification area by publishing something in this  
>> directory, and that everyone else will automatically walk away and admit the true leadership  
>> being shown.
> No, that's not what I'm saying at all. I'm saying *don't copy/paste from there*. 
> If the W3C (or anyone else) wants to do their own DOM, URL, XHR, etc. specs, then they are free to do so. Those specs will then compete with the WHATWG ones on an equal footing. 

OK, so you want to minimize convergence of specs, and maximize disparity?  Also strange.

David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.

Received on Tuesday, 2 September 2014 19:54:23 UTC