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[whatwg] Tim BL's HTML WG announcement and WHAT WG

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 11:56:19 +0200
Message-ID: <2B10141F-EF0E-4D52-A5B0-95332FCC2AFA@iki.fi>
On Oct 29, 2006, at 19:16, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> So what comes out will probably be a (perhaps evolved) version of  
> WHATWG stuff, as has been the case in some other W3C groups already.

That would be excellent.

Perhaps I was overly worried, because I couldn't tell from the  
announcement where this is going.

>>> Or will the WHAT WG activities continue with an endorsement from  
>>> the W3C?
> I would be very surprised. As Tim notes, the WHATWG doesn't have  
> what he calls "accountability measures" (by which I think he means  
> a process with more of the checks and balances that are found in  
> W3C's), which would make it hard for W3C to endorse anything WHATWG  
> have yet to do.

I don't expect the W3C to endorse the WHAT WG itself. What I meant to  
ask if the WHAT WG spec drafts continue to be worked on under the  
banner of the W3C.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 30 October 2006 01:56:19 UTC

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