Update status of document
authorAryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:46:35 +0300
changeset 737 bc0c4afad8a2
parent 736 79742132b756
child 738 4c285e239ef8
child 739 efaef1184626
Update status of document
editing.html
source.html
--- a/editing.html	Tue Aug 04 18:12:30 2015 +0300
+++ b/editing.html	Thu Aug 06 14:46:35 2015 +0300
@@ -96,19 +96,37 @@
 
 <h2 class=no-num id=status-of-this-document>Status of this Document</h2>
 
-<p>This document is a preliminary draft of a specification for HTML editing
-APIs, mainly defining <a href=#concept-selection title=concept-selection>selections</a>, <code><a href=#execcommand()>execCommand()</a></code> and related
-functionality.  It replaces a couple of old sections of the <a href=https://www.whatwg.org/html>HTML</a> specification, and the <a href=#concept-selection title=concept-selection>selection</a>
-part of the old DOM Range specification.  Issues that don't necessarily need
-discussion should preferably be <a href="https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/enter_bug.cgi?product=WebAppsWG&amp;component=HTML+Editing+APIs">filed
-in the issue tracker</a>.  Feedback that needs discussion should preferably be
-sent to <a href="mailto:[email protected][email protected]&amp;subject=%5Bediting%5D%20">the
-public-webapps list</a>, with the string "[editing]" somewhere in the subject,
-CC'd to <a href=mailto:[email protected]>[email protected]</a> to make sure I see it.
-I will handle all feedback I'm aware of, either addressing it immediately or
-filing a bug if it needs longer-term consideration and is not already filed.
-
-<p>Copyright &copy; 2014 the Contributors to the HTML Editing APIs Specification,
+<div class=warning>
+<p>The features documented herein are obsolete.  Authors should not use these
+features directly, but instead use JavaScript editing libraries.  The features
+described in this document are not implemented consistently or fully by user
+agents, and it is not expected that this will change in the foreseeable future.
+
+<p>This document aims to assist web browser implementers in correctly handling
+old websites, but implementers should be aware that it is incomplete and does
+not match any implementation exactly, so it is unlikely to process sites
+correctly as-is.  Nevertheless it remains available in case the research that
+went into it proves useful to implementers.
+
+<p>Because of lack of implementer interest, this document is no longer
+maintained.  However, the accompanying <a href=#conformance-tests>conformance
+tests</a> are useful for regression-testing changes to existing editor
+implementations, even if those implementations do not intend to match the
+specification exactly.
+
+<p>The <a href=#selections>selections</a> portion of this specification has
+been superseded by the <a href=http://w3c.github.io/selection-api>Selection API
+specification</a>.  It remains here as well only to avoid the need to rewrite
+the editing portions of this specification to refer to the new specification.
+</div>
+
+<p>This document is a rough draft of a specification for HTML editing APIs,
+mainly defining <a href=#concept-selection title=concept-selection>selections</a>, <code><a href=#execcommand()>execCommand()</a></code> and related
+functionality.  It replaces a couple of old sections of the <a
+href=https://www.whatwg.org/html>HTML</a> specification, and the <a href=#concept-selection title=concept-selection>selection</a>
+part of the old DOM Range specification.
+
+<p>Copyright &copy; 2015 the Contributors to the HTML Editing APIs Specification,
 published by the <a href=https://www.w3.org/community/editing/>W3C Editing
 APIs Community Group</a> under the <a href=https://www.w3.org/community/about/agreements/cla/>W3C Community
 Contributor License Agreement (CLA)</a>. A human-readable <a href=https://www.w3.org/community/about/agreements/cla-deed/>summary</a> is
--- a/source.html	Tue Aug 04 18:12:30 2015 +0300
+++ b/source.html	Thu Aug 06 14:46:35 2015 +0300
@@ -99,20 +99,35 @@
 
 <h2 class=no-num>Status of this Document</h2>
 <!-- @{ -->
-<p>This document is a preliminary draft of a specification for HTML editing
-APIs, mainly defining [[selections]], <code>execCommand()</code> and related
+<div class=warning>
+<p>The features documented herein are obsolete.  Authors should not use these
+features directly, but instead use JavaScript editing libraries.  The features
+described in this document are not implemented consistently or fully by user
+agents, and it is not expected that this will change in the foreseeable future.
+
+<p>This document aims to assist web browser implementers in correctly handling
+old websites, but implementers should be aware that it is incomplete and does
+not match any implementation exactly, so it is unlikely to process sites
+correctly as-is.  Nevertheless it remains available in case the research that
+went into it proves useful to implementers.
+
+<p>Because of lack of implementer interest, this document is no longer
+maintained.  However, the accompanying <a href=#conformance-tests>conformance
+tests</a> are useful for regression-testing changes to existing editor
+implementations, even if those implementations do not intend to match the
+specification exactly.
+
+<p>The <a href=selections>selections</a> portion of this specification has been
+superseded by the <a href=http://w3c.github.io/selection-api>Selection API
+specification</a>.  It remains here as well only to avoid the need to rewrite
+the editing portions of this specification to refer to the new specification.
+</div>
+
+<p>This document is a rough draft of a specification for HTML editing APIs,
+mainly defining [[selections]], <code>execCommand()</code> and related
 functionality.  It replaces a couple of old sections of the <a
 href=https://www.whatwg.org/html>HTML</a> specification, and the [[selection]]
-part of the old DOM Range specification.  Issues that don't necessarily need
-discussion should preferably be <a
-href=https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/enter_bug.cgi?product=WebAppsWG&component=HTML+Editing+APIs>filed
-in the issue tracker</a>.  Feedback that needs discussion should preferably be
-sent to <a
-href=mailto:[email protected][email protected]&subject=%5Bediting%5D%20>the
-public-webapps list</a>, with the string "[editing]" somewhere in the subject,
-CC'd to <a href=mailto:[email protected]>[email protected]</a> to make sure I see it.
-I will handle all feedback I'm aware of, either addressing it immediately or
-filing a bug if it needs longer-term consideration and is not already filed.
+part of the old DOM Range specification.
 
 <p>Copyright © [YEAR] the Contributors to the HTML Editing APIs Specification,
 published by the <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/editing/">W3C Editing