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This page documents standards which have some past or present relationship to the WHATWG HTML Standard.


Work that once took place within the HTML Standard but that now continues elsewhere.

Specification New location Notes
Content-Type Processing Model MIME Sniffing (WHATWG)
DOM Parsing and Serialization DOM Parsing and Serialization (WHATWG)
Selectors API

Selectors API Level 1 (W3C)

Selectors API Level 2 (W3C)




Web Database Web SQL Database (W3C) Dead
Web Sockets

The WebSocket Protocol (IETF)

RFC 6455
Web Subtitle Resource Tracks WebVTT (W3C)

XMLHttpRequest (WHATWG)

XMLHttpRequest (W3C)

(Not listed above, but should be: Origin, contenteditable, undomanager)


Work that is being done in the WHATWG and then republished elsewhere as well:

Section New location Notes
HTML Elements, etc HTML5 (W3C) Not up to date, and has forked in places
Server-Sent Events Server-Sent Events (W3C)
Web Sockets API The WebSocket API (W3C)
Web Storage Web Storage (W3C) Includes the sessionStorage and localStorage attributes.

(Not listed above, but should be: Web Workers)