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Re: Call for Consensus: Publish First Public Working Draft of FindText API, respond by 14 October

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:34:42 +0200
Cc: W3C Public Annotation List <public-annotation@w3.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D4952615-C083-4068-8B8C-43B3B3ACB52F@w3.org>
To: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>
I am happy to have this documents published as FPWD.

Ivan


> On 06 Oct 2015, at 22:32 , Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com> wrote:
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> This is a call for consensus (CfC) to publish a First Public Working Draft (FPWD) of FindText API; deadline 14 October (1 week)
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> This FindText API is joint deliverable of the WebApps WG and Web Annotation WG (listed as "Robust Anchoring" in the charters [1], [2]).
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> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish a FPWD of the FindText API, using the following Editor's Draft as the basis:
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> http://w3c.github.io/findtext/
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> "This specification describes an API for finding ranges of text in a document or part of a document, using a variety of selection criteria."
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> This API was presented to the WebApps WG last TPAC under a different name, and with a fairly different design; it was modified to fit the feedback from that meeting and from others, including narrowing of scope, the introduction of Promises, and exposing low-level functionality in the spirit of the Extensible Web.
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> The specification is largely based on the Annotator JavaScript library's "robust anchoring" code, and a standalone polyfill is under development. Feedback from possible implementers is especially welcome.
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> This CfC satisfies the group's requirement to "record the groups' decision to request advancement".
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> By publishing this FPWD, the group sends a signal to the community to begin reviewing the document. The FPWD reflects where the groups are on this spec at the time of publication; it does _not_ necessarily mean there is consensus on the spec's contents and the specification may be updated.
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> If you have any comments or concerns about this CfC, please reply to this e-mail by 14 October at the latest. Positive response is preferred and encouraged, even a +1 will do  Silence will be considered as agreement with the proposal.
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> regards, Frederick & Rob
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> Frederick Hirsch, Rob Sanderson
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> Co-Chairs, W3C Web Annotation WG
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> www.fjhirsch.com
> @fjhirsch
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/2014/06/webapps-charter.html#deliverables
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> [2] http://www.w3.org/annotation/charter/#scope
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