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(We can call XHR "confusion mitigated" now I think)
(Microdata is somehow maintained again...)
 
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== Confusion Mitigated ==
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== Confusion persists ==
 
 
* Fullscreen: https://fullscreen.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/fullscreen/
 
** Status: discontinued as a NOTE. ED URL (http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/fullscreen/raw-file/tip/Overview.html) redirects
 
* XMLHttpRequest: https://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest2/
 
** Forked to https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/xhr/raw-file/default/xhr-1/Overview.html
 
** Status: both /TR/ forks discontinued as a NOTE, although XHR2 directs visitors to both XHR1 and the XHR Standard for some reason. Editor's draft redirects.
 
 
 
== Confusion Somewhat Mitigated ==
 
 
 
* URL: https://url.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/url/ plus various aliases and older versions (e.g. https://www.w3.org/TR/url-1/)
 
** Status: has a reasonable red disclaimer, but still exists.
 
** https://w3ctag.github.io/url/ has been fully discontinued, at least.
 
* Streams: https://streams.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/streams-api/
 
** Status: mostly gutted, with a reasonable red disclaimer.
 
 
 
== Confusion Persists ==
 
  
 
* Fetch: https://fetch.spec.whatwg.org/
 
* Fetch: https://fetch.spec.whatwg.org/
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* DOM: https://dom.spec.whatwg.org/
 
* DOM: https://dom.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/dom/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/dom/
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot (and modified in undocumented ways) with no warning, causing confusion. And has a weird rename ("DOM4") too.
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** Forked to https://w3c.github.io/dom/
* Encoding: https://encoding.spec.whatwg.org/
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** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot (and modified in undocumented ways) with no warning, causing confusion. And has a weird rename ("DOM4") too. Editors draft has renewed forking efforts with particularly bad copy-and-paste practices.
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/encoding/
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* XMLHttpRequest: https://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion
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** A subset was forked to https://www.w3.org/TR/progress-events/. (ED redirects)
 
* Notifications: https://notifications.spec.whatwg.org/
 
* Notifications: https://notifications.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/notifications/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/notifications/
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** In general all of these attempt to copy-and-paste HTML and then apply forked patches on top, but the scripts are wonky, leading to lots of errors.
 
** In general all of these attempt to copy-and-paste HTML and then apply forked patches on top, but the scripts are wonky, leading to lots of errors.
 
** Subsets of HTML split out into other outdated forks, none with appropriate warnings:
 
** Subsets of HTML split out into other outdated forks, none with appropriate warnings:
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webstorage/
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webstorage/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/webstorage/)
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/workers/
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/workers/
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webmessaging/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/webmessaging/)
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webmessaging/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/webmessaging/)
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/eventsource/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/eventsource/)
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/eventsource/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/eventsource/)
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext/
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext/
*** https://dev.w3.org/2006/canvas-api/canvas-2d-api.html
 
 
*** https://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext2/
 
*** https://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext2/
*** https://www.w3.org/TR/microdata/ (published as NOTE, but still contains a bunch of outdated content)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/microdata/
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*** https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webperf/raw-file/default/specs/RequestAnimationFrame/Overview.html (redirects to W3C HTML fork)
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== Confusion persists with some mitigation ==
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* Encoding: https://encoding.spec.whatwg.org/
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/encoding/
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** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot, with a floating notice that it's an outdated snapshot at the bottom, but pretending that it provides a "stable reference"
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== Confusion mitigated ==
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* Fullscreen: https://fullscreen.spec.whatwg.org/
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/fullscreen/
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** Status: discontinued as a NOTE. ED URL (http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/fullscreen/raw-file/tip/Overview.html) redirects
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* Streams: https://streams.spec.whatwg.org/
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/streams-api/
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** Status: discontinued as NOTE. ED URL is WHATWG URL, former ED URL (http://w3c.github.io/streams-api/) redirects
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* XMLHttpRequest: https://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest/
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest2/
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** Status: both /TR/ forks discontinued as NOTEs. ED URLs are to WHATWG XHR, former ED URL https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/xhr/raw-file/default/xhr-1/Overview.html redirects.
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* URL: https://url.spec.whatwg.org/
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/url/ plus various aliases and older versions (e.g. https://www.w3.org/TR/url-1/)
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** Status: discontinued as NOTE, ED URL is WHATWG URL, former ED URL http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/url/raw-file/tip/Overview.html redirects.
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** https://w3ctag.github.io/url/ has also been fully discontinued.

Latest revision as of 12:33, 29 January 2018

This page exists to document the status of the outdated forks of various WHATWG specifications, and any progress toward clarifying their out-of-dateness.


Confusion persists

Confusion persists with some mitigation


Confusion mitigated