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Web Platform Working Group Re-Charter Approved; Call for Participation

From: Xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 11:12:48 +0800
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <bf014edb-dde4-f54c-39db-bf78a2477e0d@w3.org>

Dear members of the Web Platform Working Group,

I'm relaying the Call for Participation to the Group's primarily public 
mailing list, to notify the group of the charter approval and call for 
participation.

Best regards,
Xueyuan



-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: 	Web Platform Working Group Re-Charter Approved; Call for 
Participation
Date: 	Thu, 3 Aug 2017 11:02:20 +0800
From: 	Xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
To: 	w3c-ac-members@w3.org
CC: 	chairs@w3.org



Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
Chairs,

The Director is pleased to announce the re-charter of the Web Platform
Working Group:

     https://www.w3.org/2017/08/webplatform-charter.html

The mission of the Web Platform Working Group is to continue the
development of the HTML language and provide specifications that enable
improved client-side application development on the Web, including
application programming interfaces (APIs) for client-side development
and markup vocabularies for describing and controlling client-side
application behavior.

Changes from the previous charter [1] include:

New deliverables:
      Intersection Observers, Static Range
Moved from deliverable to potential deliverable:
      HTML 2D canvas
Removed as deliverables:
      Service Workers; Background synchronization (transferred to new WG)
      High-level user events
A further 6-month extension of the Working Group
Updated expected milestones
Removed note aspiring to modularisation of HTML
      It's often a useful goal, but pragmatic decisions have shown there
is no clearly right answer and the Working Group makes things externally
or integrates them on a case-by-case basis.

Please use the following form to join or re-join the group; the form
will also instruct you how to nominate participants:

     https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/83482/join

Current participants are required to re-join this group because its
scope has changed.

The Web Platform WG Co-Chairs are Adrian Bateman (Microsoft), LĂ©onie
Watson (The Paciello Group), and Charles McCathie Nevile (Yandex).

The W3C Staff Contacts are Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org> and Xiaoqian Wu
<xiaoqian@w3.org>, for a total of 1 FTE.

More information about the Working Group can be found at:
     https://www.w3.org/WebPlatform/WG/

[1] https://www.w3.org/2016/11/webplatform-charter.html

[...]

This announcement follows section 7.1.2 of the W3C Process Document:
   https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/#ACReviewAfter

and the Call for Participation follows section 5.2.4 of the W3C Process
Document:
    https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/#cfp

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director,
Wendy Seltzer, Strategy Lead, and
Yves Lafon and Xiaoqian Wu, Web Platform WG Team Contacts;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications
Received on Thursday, 3 August 2017 03:12:54 UTC

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