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Re: Firing events in the deviceorientation spec

From: Lars Erik Bolstad <lbolstad@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 15:26:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4F58C184.10502@opera.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, public-geolocation@w3.org
On 08.03.2012 15:17, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 15:09:44 +0100, Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Also, you already depend on HTML, which depends on the latest DOM, so it
>>> seems really weird to then also depend on some really crappy out of date
>>> draft.
>>
>> I think we could remove that dependency. What do you suggest we do? We
>> can't keep this WG going just to wait for DOM4.
>
> You cannot both dispatch on Window and not depend on HTML. In fact, you
> need to dispatch events from a task (that is queued) for which you also
> need to depend on HTML.
>
> As for not maintaining standards, that is a bad idea. Just like not
> maintaining software is.
>
>

Anne, I agree that not maintaining standards is a bad idea.
But we have a charter that expires.

If we introduce the reference to DOM4, we're not going to be able to get 
DeviceOrientation Events to CR/PR before this working group is dissolved.

Lars Erik
Received on Thursday, 8 March 2012 14:26:50 GMT

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