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Re: [admin] Should WebApps' HTML Templates spec be published as a WG Note?

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:10:05 -0500
Message-ID: <530F716D.6000208@nokia.com>
To: Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>
CC: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 2/27/14 11:41 AM, ext Rafael Weinstein wrote:
> What do you recommend?
>
> It seems a little heavy-handed to kill it or gut it. What about 
> putting a big-red warning at the top that it has been merged to HTML 
> and no longer has normative weight.

I don't have a strong preference now and would like to hear from others. 
The above do have different +/-.

I think the principle of least surprise (`follow your nose`) indicates 
navigating to the ED would redirect to the HTML spec. It seems like the 
worst case scenario is for the contents of the ED to be inconsistent 
with HTML.

-Art


> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 7:27 AM, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com 
> <mailto:art.barstow@nokia.com>> wrote:
>
>     On 2/26/14 9:43 AM, ext Arthur Barstow wrote:
>
>         Hi Robin, Dimitri, All,
>
>         Since HTML Templates is now part of HTML5, to help avoid
>         confusion, I think WebApps' last TR of the spec
>         ([html-templates]) should be replaced with a WG Note that
>         clearly indicates WebApps' work on the standalone spec has
>         stopped and the feature is now part of HTML5. (The Note could
>         also be void of any technical substance as DAP recently did
>         f.ex. [contacts-api]).
>
>
>     Dimitri, Rafael, Tony - there is also a question about the
>     contents of the HTML Templates [ED]. What are you planning to do
>     with it (delete it; remove the "guts" and link to HTML(5);
>     something else)?
>
>     -Art
>
>     [ED]
>     <http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcomponents/raw-file/tip/spec/templates/index.html>
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>
>         WDYT? Any objections?
>
>         (If we agree to publish a WG Note, I'll create it).
>
>         -Thanks, AB
>
>         [html-templates] <http://www.w3.org/TR/html-templates/>
>         [contacts-api] <http://www.w3.org/TR/contacts-api/>
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