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* User Interaction Events (onclick, onkeypress, etc).
 
* User Interaction Events (onclick, onkeypress, etc).
 
** e.g. need to define somewhere that if you cancel mousedown, an element can't get focus
 
** e.g. need to define somewhere that if you cancel mousedown, an element can't get focus
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** setCapture / releaseCapture [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008OctDec/0308.html]
 
* An API for cryptography, to generate keys and the like
 
* An API for cryptography, to generate keys and the like
 
* 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/]
 
* 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/]
* setCapture / releaseCapture [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008OctDec/0308.html]
 
 
* 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
 
* [[DOM XPath]]
 
* [[DOM XPath]]

Revision as of 16:54, 24 November 2012

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.

See also: Specs with editors, Howto spec.

Platform

  • A specification that defines how XML maps to DOM Core. (I think this should be in DOM Parsing and Serialization. Well really in XML.)
  • X-Frames-Options
  • multipart/form-data
  • HTTP (error handling in particular)
  • APNG (other image formats too maybe?)

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
  • 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

MISC

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: