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Re: Change of HTML editors

From: Ian Devlin <ian.devlin@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 13:33:20 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOYOhSspSVu575PLgFtm8rxUaRVvFNyeD0L0bQRoeqsNFwcddw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Thank you for all your hard work to those who are leaving, welcome to the
ones who are joining, and thanks for your continuing work to those who are
carrying on.

Ian Devlin
iandevlin.com <http://www.iandevlin.com>
@iandevlin <http://www.twitter.com/iandevlin>
skype: idevlin

On 3 November 2017 at 12:29, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:

> Hello WebPlat,
> With HTML5.2 in PR, we have some changes to the HTML editing team...
> We're sad to say goodbye to Travis Leithead, Arron Eicholz, and Alex
> Danilo, who are formally stepping down as editors with the publication of
> HTML5.2.
> Travis joined the HTML editors in 2012, and was a core member of the team
> that took HTML5 to Recommendation in 2014. His considerable knowledge of
> browsers and APIs has been enormously helpful as we've taken HTML5.1 (and
> soon HTML5.2) to Recommendation.
> Arron joined the HTML editors in 2015, and undertook an enormous amount of
> the work to convert the HTML spec to Bikeshed. His tremendous technical
> expertise and thorough knowledge of Bikeshed, have been invaluable over the
> past couple of years.
> Alex joined the HTML editors in 2016, and brought a wealth of experience
> from his many years working on web standards at W3C. His combination of
> technical insight and practical approach helped us settle into a more rapid
> and iterative release cycle for HTML.
> Thank you to each of you for all the hard work and effort you put in, your
> humour and grace, and most of all for helping us make HTML more reliable,
> more author friendly, and a better reflection of reality on the web today.
> As with any standard that is relevant to the modern web platform, there is
> always more to do and more improvements to make. So we're pleased to
> welcome Bruce Lawson, Patricia Aas, Shwetank Dixit, Terence
> Eden, and Xiaoqian Wu, who will be joining Steve Faulkner and Sangwhan
> Moon on the HTML team.
> We're happy to have a team with such a wide range of real-world experience
> and knowledge. Collectively they bring perspectives on browser
> engineering, authoring, content deployment (at small and large scale), and
> open standards. As well as being communicators and explainers, they bring
> technical expertise
> in diverse areas including accessibility, internationalisation, and
> security - all of which are vital to a spec as widely used and implemented
> as HTML.
> We're looking forward to continuing our mission to improve the
> specification that has changed the world; making it a reliable, dependable,
> and usable source
> of information for the millions of working authors, content producers, and
> implementers who use HTML on a daily basis.
> Please join the HTML editors and many contributors to the HTML
> specification, by filing issues, discussing solutions, and contributing
> fixes:
> https://github.com/w3c/html/
> Once again, thank you to those who have done and continue to do this work.
> Whether by writing the specification, implementing it in all kinds of
> software,
> or by using it to provide more accessible, convenient, and friendly
> services in more ways and places than we can possibly list!
> Léonie on behalf of the WebPlat co-chairs and team.
> --
> @LeonieWatson @tink@toot.cafe tink.uk carpe diem
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