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* [https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/editing/raw-file/tip/editing.html HTML Editing APIs]
 
* [https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/editing/raw-file/tip/editing.html HTML Editing APIs]
 
* multipart/form-data
 
* multipart/form-data
* HTTP (error handling in particular)
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* SVG
 
* APNG (other image formats too maybe?)
 
* APNG (other image formats too maybe?)
 
* [[Wikipedia:Robots.txt|robots.txt]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Robots.txt|robots.txt]]
 
* A specification that defines how XML maps to DOM Core. (This could be in DOM Parsing and Serialization or HTML if XML does not get updated.)
 
* A specification that defines how XML maps to DOM Core. (This could be in DOM Parsing and Serialization or HTML if XML does not get updated.)
 
* X-Frames-Options (make part of CSP?)
 
* X-Frames-Options (make part of CSP?)
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* HTTP (error handling in particular, might become less of an issue if we're successful in removing it in favor of HTTPS)
  
 
== APIs ==
 
== APIs ==
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** setCapture / releaseCapture [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008OctDec/0308.html]
 
** setCapture / releaseCapture [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008OctDec/0308.html]
 
** [http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20121128#l-1719 selectstart] (WebKit/IE)
 
** [http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20121128#l-1719 selectstart] (WebKit/IE)
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** https://w3c.github.io/uievents/
 
* Undomanager: http://rniwa.com/editing/undomanager.html and http://rniwa.com/editing/undomanager-usecases.html
 
* Undomanager: http://rniwa.com/editing/undomanager.html and http://rniwa.com/editing/undomanager-usecases.html
* The console.* API. [http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10694] [http://www.w3.org/mid/d7be01cb7077$4dd45010$e97cf030$@gmail.com] [http://sideshowbarker.github.com/console-spec/]
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* <del>The console.* API.</del>
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** https://console.spec.whatwg.org/
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** https://github.com/DeveloperToolsWG/console-object
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** http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10694
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** http://www.w3.org/mid/d7be01cb7077$4dd45010$e97cf030$@gmail.com
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** http://sideshowbarker.github.com/console-spec/]
 
* [[DOM XPath]]
 
* [[DOM XPath]]
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* [[DOM XSLTProcessor]]
  
 
== CSS ==
 
== CSS ==
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There are [http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/current-work many specifications for extending CSS] that are in need of editors. The most important ones are:
 
There are [http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/current-work many specifications for extending CSS] that are in need of editors. The most important ones are:
 
* Hit Testing (see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Aug/0407.html)
 
* Hit Testing (see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Aug/0407.html)
* Form control styling (see [https://github.com/dglazkov/html-as-custom-elements HTML as Custom Elements])
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* Form control styling (see [https://github.com/domenic/html-as-custom-elements HTML as Custom Elements])
 
* Table Layout
 
* Table Layout
 
** http://dbaron.org/css/intrinsic/
 
** http://dbaron.org/css/intrinsic/
 
** http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-tables-algorithms/Overview.src.htm
 
** http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-tables-algorithms/Overview.src.htm
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** https://drafts.csswg.org/css-tables-3/
 
* Replaced Content
 
* Replaced Content
 
** http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-content/ (Do we still want this or is the component model sufficient?)
 
** http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-content/ (Do we still want this or is the component model sufficient?)
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* Animated [[GIF]]s need a spec that, in particular, specifies how to handle timings (not all browsers honor all values, so we should specify what needs to be honored exactly)
 
* Animated [[GIF]]s need a spec that, in particular, specifies how to handle timings (not all browsers honor all values, so we should specify what needs to be honored exactly)
 
* Client-side HTTP implementation requirements specification ("option 3" in http://www.w3.org/mid/20101101063413.bf1d8102.eric@bisonsystems.net)
 
* Client-side HTTP implementation requirements specification ("option 3" in http://www.w3.org/mid/20101101063413.bf1d8102.eric@bisonsystems.net)
* innerText and outerText, if browsers don't remove them entirely
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* <del>innerText and</del> outerText, if browsers don't remove them entirely
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** http://perfectionkills.com/the-poor-misunderstood-innerText/
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** https://github.com/whatwg/html/issues/465
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* data URLs
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** https://simonsapin.github.io/data-urls/
  
 
== Other stuff ==
 
== Other stuff ==

Latest revision as of 09:31, 15 March 2016

There are many specifications that need editors. This page lists some of the more important ones. If you want to volunteer to edit one of these specs, contact ian@hixie.ch, post on the WHATWG mailing list or say something on IRC.

Platform

  • HTML Editing APIs
  • multipart/form-data
  • SVG
  • APNG (other image formats too maybe?)
  • robots.txt
  • A specification that defines how XML maps to DOM Core. (This could be in DOM Parsing and Serialization or HTML if XML does not get updated.)
  • X-Frames-Options (make part of CSP?)
  • HTTP (error handling in particular, might become less of an issue if we're successful in removing it in favor of HTTPS)

APIs

CSS

There are many specifications for extending CSS that are in need of editors. The most important ones are:

Registries

Currently, the state of registries on the Web (and indeed for the Internet in general) is a disaster. At a minimum, the following registries need dramatically updating:

  • MIME types
  • URL schemes

It's possible that the right solution is to change approach altogether (e.g. moving more to a wiki model of registries).

See also: Registries

Miscellaneous

Other stuff

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Oct/0127.html has a description of some sections that needed editing in 2008 and how much work they would be.

Some notes from the HTML5 spec about things that need doing: