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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for HTML5:


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NPOV dispute[edit]

The section "Distinction between W3C's HTML5 and WHATWG's HTML" contains personal names and looks very aggressive. Please, refactor it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2001:1458:204:1:0:0:101:E1AC (talk) 12:04, 2 October 2018 (UTC)

Requested move 15 August 2018[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

Not moved. There is a fairly clear consensus against the proposed move at this time. bd2412 T 18:47, 2 September 2018 (UTC)

HTML5HTML 5 – Updating article title to match the article contents which state that HTML 5 is now the correct name. Dónal O'Flynn (talk) 02:34, 15 August 2018 (UTC) --Relisting. wbm1058 (talk) 10:59, 22 August 2018 (UTC)

On the other hand, there's the MOS:TM argument. Per this blog posting, "Calling HTML 5 “HTML5” is inconsistent and grammatically wrong." As he points out, this blog argues that "Sometimes people kept writing “HTML5” and sometimes “HTML 5” (even on whatwg.org). This kind of inconsistency is bad for branding", which seems to me the quintessential argument for adding the space, per Wikipedia's manual of style for trademarks. HTML 5, often stylized HTML5... Leaning support. wbm1058 (talk) 10:59, 22 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose. Just because HTML 5.2 is called HTML 5.2 does not mean that HTML5 is not called HTML5. It's not the same. wumbolo ^^^ 21:17, 26 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Support - Per support arguments — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dreamy Jazz (talkcontribs) 20:20, August 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose. Reliable sources in the article still use HTML5. Calling it "HTML 5" because "HTML 5.2" has a space is WP:OR. See WP:COMMONNAME. Bradv 14:26, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose per WP:COMMONNAME.  — Amakuru (talk) 21:48, 1 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose per WP:COMMONNAME.ZXCVBNM (TALK) 07:08, 2 September 2018 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

Is the "Cleanup" to-do done?[edit]

The to-do list above includes "Cleanup : Distinction between W3C's HTML5 and WHATWG's HTML". Has this item been accomplished by the addition of the table in the new section Differences between the two standards? Ennex2 (talk) 01:31, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

I have now removed that item from the to-do list. Ennex2 (talk) 00:25, 9 October 2018 (UTC)

Filename extension in infobox[edit]

The main infobox on the article page says the file extension is ".html", with the ".html" in a little box. I tried editing it to add "or .htm", but I don't see way to put the ".htm" in a separate box with the "or" outside the boxes. So I thought I would ask here how to do this (or someone else to do it), rather than make that change, which would be technically incorrect. (It would mean that there is one extension, ".html or .htm".) --Ennex2 (talk) 01:46, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Okay, I just noticed that in the second infobox, for XHTML5, the value box for file extension contains ".xhtml, .html". So I'm going to go ahead and change that in the first infobox to ".html, .htm". --Ennex2 (talk) 11:05, 19 September 2018 (UTC)