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Re: Publish HTML5.1 as Proposed Recommendation (PR)

From: Alex Danilo <adanilo@chromium.org>
Date: Sat, 3 Sep 2016 09:07:38 +1000
Message-ID: <CAGdNekTZAURjh99LUneGJQ+fa7muwCRtXXPNoCFkPtdgkwi2fw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arron Eicholz <arronei@microsoft.com>
Cc: "tink@tink.uk" <tink@tink.uk>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

On 3 September 2016 at 07:15, Arron Eicholz <arronei@microsoft.com> wrote:

> +1
> --
> Thanks,
> Arron Eicholz
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Léonie Watson [mailto:tink@tink.uk]
> Sent: Friday, September 2, 2016 5:38 AM
> To: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
> Subject: CFC: Publish HTML5.1 as Proposed Recommendation (PR)
> Hello WebPlat,
> With thanks to everyone who contributed, and to the HTML editors in
> particular, this is a Call For Consensus (CFC) to request W3C publish the
> HTML5.1 Editor's Draft (ED) [1] as a PR.
> Please note, this CFC is being sent to public-webapps@w3.org as the
> official email list noted in the WebPlat charter.
> Please respond by end of day on Friday 9th September 2016. Responses maybe
> given in reply to this email, or on Github [2]. Positive responses are
> preferred and encouraged, but silence will be taken as consent to the
> proposal.
> Following Candidate Recommendation (CR), several "at risk" features were
> removed, whilst others were retained. Details can be found in the status
> section of the ED.
> The HTML5.1 Implementation report [3] references three features with no
> known native implementations, and three features with one known
> implementation. In each case the W3C specification aligns with the WHATWG
> specification.
> Of the features with one iplementation, we expect that there will be more
> implementations in the future. Of those with no implementations:
> 1. the algorithm steps to support CSP have no impact unless the relevant
> parts of CSP *are* supported, in which case they specify the expected
> interoperable behaviour. The chairs expect such CSP support to occur
> relatively soon.
> If it appears that this will not be implemented in the future, this change
> is likely to be reverted in HTML 5.2.
> 2. the algorithm steps to support closing a blob with the FileAPI's
> close() method likewise have no impact unless the method is supported.
> Since the future
> of that method is under discussion, this part of the relevant algorithm
> will be a candidate for removal from HTML 5.2.
> 3. probablySupportsContext is a convenience function to enhance
> performance when using canvas. If this does not seem likely to be
> implemented, it will be a candidate for removal from HTML 5.2
>   The WebPlat chairs recommend supporting this proposal. Although it is
> not perfect, it represents a substantial improvement over the HTML5
> Recommendation, so publishing it would be helpful. Rather than hold up the
> publication of these improvements, we can continue to improve and iterate
> the HTML specification as HTML5.2.
> Léonie on behalf of the WebPlat chairs and team [1] https://www.w3.org/
> WebPlatform/docs/html51-20160902/
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/578
> [3] http://w3c.github.io/test-results/html51/implementation-report.html
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