Hello WP,

This CFC passed with many expressions of support. Thank you to everyone who
responded and gave feedback.

Léonie on behalf of the WP chairs and team, and HTML editors

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Léonie Watson [mailto:t...@tink.uk]
> Sent: 02 June 2016 13:48
> To: 'public-webapps WG' <public-webapps@w3.org>
> Subject: CFC: Request to move HTML5.1 to Candidate Recommendation (CR)
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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.
> mark other features "at risk", please identify them by 10th June (ideally
> 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
> --
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