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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/notifications/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/notifications/
 
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion. The spec model has diverged significantly in the meantime, and the outdated version is actively wrong, not just incomplete.
 
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion. The spec model has diverged significantly in the meantime, and the outdated version is actively wrong, not just incomplete.
* HTML: https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/ as an outdated fork of a subset frozen in 2013.
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/html51/ as an outdated fork of a subset frozen in 2015.
 
** Forked to https://w3c.github.io/html/ as an outdated fork of a subset frozen in early 2016 (see [https://annevankesteren.nl/2016/01/film-at-11 blog post]).
 
** 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** Subsets of HTML split out into other outdated forks, none with appropriate warnings:
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webstorage/
 
*** 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/websockets/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/websockets/)
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/eventsource/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/eventsource/)
 
*** http://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext/
 
*** https://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext2/
 
*** https://www.w3.org/TR/microdata/ (published as NOTE, but still contains a bunch of outdated content)
 
  
 
== Confusion persists with some mitigation ==
 
== Confusion persists with some mitigation ==
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/encoding/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/encoding/
 
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot, with a floating notice that it's an outdated snapshot at the bottom, but pretending that it provides a "stable reference"
 
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot, with a floating notice that it's an outdated snapshot at the bottom, but pretending that it provides a "stable reference"
 
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* HTML: https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/
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** Forked to https://www.w3.org/TR/html51/ as an outdated fork of a subset frozen in 2015.
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** Forked to https://www.w3.org/TR/html52/ as an outdated fork of a subset frozen in 2017.
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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.
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** Status: [https://www.w3.org/2019/04/WHATWG-W3C-MOU.html Memorandum of Understanding between W3C and WHATWG]; ED URL is WHATWG URL, former TR and ED URLs (https://www.w3.org/TR/html/, https://www.w3.org/TR/html5/, http://w3c.github.io/html/) redirect
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** Subsets of HTML split out into other outdated forks, none with appropriate warnings:
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/webstorage/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/webstorage/)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/workers/ (ED also: https://w3c.github.io/workers/)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/webmessaging/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/webmessaging/)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/websockets/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/websockets/)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/eventsource/ (ED is nice at least https://w3c.github.io/eventsource/)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext/ (ED also: https://w3c.github.io/2dcontext/)
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext2/
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*** https://www.w3.org/TR/microdata/ (ED also: https://w3c.github.io/microdata/)
  
 
== Confusion mitigated ==
 
== Confusion mitigated ==

Latest revision as of 22:00, 30 September 2019

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