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(Note that webmessaging's ED is nice and fixed)
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** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/fullscreen/
 
** 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
 
** Status: discontinued as a NOTE. ED URL (http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/fullscreen/raw-file/tip/Overview.html) 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 forks discontinued as a NOTE, although XHR2 redirects to XHR1 instead of directly to the XHR Standard.
  
 
== Confusion Somewhat Mitigated ==
 
== Confusion Somewhat Mitigated ==
  
 
* URL: https://url.spec.whatwg.org/
 
* URL: https://url.spec.whatwg.org/
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/url/ plus various aliases and older versions
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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/)
 
** Status: has a reasonable red disclaimer, but still exists.
 
** Status: has a reasonable red disclaimer, but still exists.
** Also, https://w3ctag.github.io/url/ exists without the disclaimer.
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** https://w3ctag.github.io/url/ has been fully discontinued, at least.
 
* Streams: https://streams.spec.whatwg.org/
 
* Streams: https://streams.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/streams-api/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/streams-api/
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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** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion. The spec model has diverged significantly in the meantime, and the outdated version is actively wrong, not just incomplete.
 
** Status: still exists as an outdated snapshot with no warning, causing confusion. The spec model has diverged significantly in the meantime, and the outdated version is actively wrong, not just incomplete.
* XMLHttpRequest: https://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/
 
** Forked to http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest/
 
** Forked to 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, according to the fork).
 
 
* HTML: https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/
 
* 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/html5/ as an outdated fork of a subset frozen in 2013.

Revision as of 14:53, 7 October 2016

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