On 2 June 2016 at 13:48, Léonie Watson <t...@tink.uk> wrote:

> Hello WP,
> This is a call for consensus to request that W3C publish the current HTML
> Working Draft (WD) as a Candidate Recommendation (CR). It has been posted
> to
> public-webapps@w3.org as the official email for this WG.
> Please reply to this thread on public-webapps@w3.org  no later than end of
> day on 10 June. Positive responses are preferred and encouraged, silence
> will be considered as assent.
> The current HTML5.1 WD [1] improves upon HTML5. It includes updates that
> make it more reliable, more readable and understandable, and a better match
> for reality. Substantial changes between HTML5 and HTML5.1 can be found in
> the spec [2].
> When a specification moves to CR it triggers a Call For Exclusions, per
> section 4 of the W3C Patent Policy [3]. No substantive additions can be
> made
> to a specification in CR without starting a new Call for Exclusions, so we
> will put HTML5.1 into "feature freeze". It is possible to make editorial
> updates as necessary, and features marked "At Risk" may be removed if found
> not to be interoperable.
> The following features are considered "at risk". If we cannot identify at
> least two shipping implementations, they will be marked "at risk" in the CR
> and may be removed from the Proposed Recommendation.
> keygen element. [issue 43]
> label as a reassociatable element [issue 109]
> Fixing requestAnimationFrame to 60Hz, not implementation-defined [issues
> 159/375/422]
> registerContentHandler [Issue 233]
> inputmode attribute of the input element [issue 269]
> autofill of form elements [issue 372]
> menu, menuitem and context menus. [issue 373]
> dialog element [issue 427]
> Text tracks exposing in-band metadata best practices [Issue 461]
> datetime and datatime-local states of the input element [Issue 462]
> Please share implementation details for any of these features on Github. To
> mark other features "at risk", please identify them by 10th June (ideally
> by
> filing an issue and providing a test case).
> At the same time we move HTML5.1 into CR, we plan to continue updating the
> Editor's Draft, and in the next few weeks we expect to post a Call for
> Consensus to publish it as the First Public Working Draft of HTML5.2, so
> improving HTML will continue without a pause. It also means that changes
> that didn't make it into
> HTML5.1 will not have long to wait before being incorporated into the
> specification.
> Léonie on behalf of the WP chairs and team, and HTML editors.
> [1] https://www.w3.org/TR/html51/
> [2] https://www.w3.org/TR/html51/changes.html#changes
> [3] https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Exclusion
> [issue 43] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/43
> [issue 109] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/109
> [issues 159/375/422] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/159 and links
> [issue
> 233] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/233
> [issue 269] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/269
> [issue 372] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/372
> [issue 373] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/373
> [issue 427] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/427
> [Issue 461] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/461
> [Issue 462] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/462
> --
> @LeonieWatson tink.uk Carpe diem

Senior Accessibility Engineer
The Paciello Group

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