[whatwg] WHATWG on Google+

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 21 14:26:55 PST 2011

On 11/21/11 3:54 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> If the number of people who would benefit from explicit annotations is
> small, I would be happy to add explicit annotations for those people.

Given that the set of people who would like to know about spec changes 
in "their" area probably includes all developers working on implementing 
the spec in Gecko, WebKit, Trident, and Presto, I suspect that its 
cardinality is probably greater than 100...

> Another option is for someone (possibly me) to create a system whereby
> people can subscribe to specific portions of the specification, and for a
> tool to detect when a diff affects that portion and e-mail them. I'm not
> exactly sure how to make that work, but if it's something people are
> interested in, we could figure something out.

This could be interesting if new sections are added rarely enough....

> "a" means "authors", "g" means "gecko", "i" means "internet explorer", "o"
> means "opera", "w" means "webkit", and "t" means "tools".

Ah, ok.  That's pretty coarse-grained, yeah.  I probably don't have time 
to keep up with all the [g] changes...  :(


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