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

From: Benjamin Young <bigbluehat@hypothes.is>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2015 09:58:21 -0400
Message-ID: <CAE3H5FLsTJ7c6rvnV1BiYcep4Au4SeKC5hCN8s_au-a=o-MCKA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, W3C Public Annotation List <public-annotation@w3.org>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
+1 Looks like I great start. Thanks again, Doug!
On Oct 8, 2015 11:51 AM, "Frederick Hirsch" <w3c@fjhirsch.com> wrote:

> +1 to FPWD of FindText API
>
> > On Oct 7, 2015, at 11:38 AM, Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > +1 to FPWD
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 8:34 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
> > I am happy to have this documents published as FPWD.
> >
> > Ivan
> >
> >
> > > On 06 Oct 2015, at 22:32 , Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > This is a call for consensus (CfC) to publish a First Public Working
> Draft (FPWD) of FindText API; deadline 14 October (1 week)
> > >
> > > This FindText API is joint deliverable of the WebApps WG and Web
> Annotation WG (listed as "Robust Anchoring" in the charters [1], [2]).
> > >
> > > This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish a FPWD of the FindText
> API, using the following Editor's Draft as the basis:
> > >
> > > http://w3c.github.io/findtext/
> > >
> > > "This specification describes an API for finding ranges of text in a
> document or part of a document, using a variety of selection criteria."
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > This CfC satisfies the group's requirement to "record the groups'
> decision to request advancement".
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > regards, Frederick & Rob
> > >
> > > Frederick Hirsch, Rob Sanderson
> > >
> > > Co-Chairs, W3C Web Annotation WG
> > >
> > > www.fjhirsch.com
> > > @fjhirsch
> > >
> > > [1] http://www.w3.org/2014/06/webapps-charter.html#deliverables
> > >
> > > [2] http://www.w3.org/annotation/charter/#scope
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > ----
> > Ivan Herman, W3C
> > Digital Publishing Lead
> > Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
> > mobile: +31-641044153
> > ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2704
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Rob Sanderson
> > Information Standards Advocate
> > Digital Library Systems and Services
> > Stanford, CA 94305
>
> regards, Frederick
>
> Frederick Hirsch
> Chair, W3C Device APIs WG (DAP)
>
> www.fjhirsch.com
> @fjhirsch
>
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