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This page documents specifications 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.

Former section(s) Current specification 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) Not being actively maintained, as of 2010-11-18.
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 based upon portions of the HTML Standard, with modifications.

Current section(s) Derivative specification Notes
Most sections HTML5 (W3C) See this document for differences.
Server-sent events Server-Sent Events (W3C)
Web sockets The WebSocket API (W3C)
Web storage Web Storage (W3C)

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