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** http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest2/
 
** http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest2/
 
** Status: Although XHR "level 2" has been discontinued as a NOTE, XHR "level 1" continues to exist as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion. The spec is not properly layered on top of the Fetch Standard, either, which means it fails to integrate with the rest of the platform (e.g. it is not intercepted by service workers).
 
** Status: Although XHR "level 2" has been discontinued as a NOTE, XHR "level 1" continues to exist as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion. The spec is not properly layered on top of the Fetch Standard, either, which means it fails to integrate with the rest of the platform (e.g. it is not intercepted by service workers).
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* HTML
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** http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/ is an outdated fork of a subset of HTML; very bad.
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** http://www.w3.org/TR/html51/ attempts 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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** Subsets of HTML split out into outdated forks:
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webstorage/
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/workers/
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/webmessaging/
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/websockets/
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/eventsource/
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*** http://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext/

Revision as of 18:54, 19 October 2015

This page exists to document the status of the outdated forks of various WHATWG specifications, and any progress toward clarifying their out-of-dateness.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

Confusion Somewhat Mitigated

Confusion Persists