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WHATWG and W3C have an agreement now #4993

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WHATWG and W3C have an agreement now

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<p>In short: Yes.</p>

<p>In more length: the term "HTML5" is widely used as a buzzword to refer to modern Web
<p>In more length: the term "HTML5" is widely used as a buzzword to refer to modern web
technologies, many of which (though by no means all) are developed at the WHATWG. This document is
one such; others are available from <a href="https://spec.whatwg.org/">the WHATWG
specification index</a>.</p>

<p class="note">Although we have asked them to stop doing so, the W3C also republishes some parts
of this specification as separate documents.</p>
one such; others are available from <a href="https://spec.whatwg.org/">the WHATWG Standards
overview</a>.</p>


<h3>Background</h3>
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maintaining the specification rather than freezing it in a state with known problems, and adding
new features as needed to evolve the platform.</p>

<p>Since then, the WHATWG has been working on this specification (amongst others), and the W3C has
been copying fixes made by the WHATWG into their fork of the document (which also has other
changes).</p>
<p>In 2019, the WHATWG and W3C <a href="https://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/7753">signed an
agreement</a> to collaborate on a single version of HTML going forward: this document.</p>



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