W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > April 2007

RE: Formal definition of HTML5 (was Re: Version information)

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 09:05:13 -0700
Message-ID: <17955.40633.712792.905761@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: ian@hixie.ch
Cc: Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com, public-html@w3.org


If we're talking about HTML producing pixel perfect rendering,
then I suggest it's time to press the reset button -- that was
never HTML's goal, and nor should it ever become its goal.

Ian Hickson writes:
 > 
 > On Sat, 14 Apr 2007, Chris Wilson wrote:
 > > > 
 > > > Could you give any concrete examples of vagueness? I'd like to fix any 
 > > > that are unintentional.
 > > 
 > > <canvas>.  You've specified an entire immediate-mode graphics api, more 
 > > extensive in some ways than GDI, without describing the parameters or 
 > > giving rendering rules to get interoperable pixel-perfect rendering.
 > 
 > Could you be more specific? What parameters do you think should be 
 > specified and which rendering rules do you think are needed to get 
 > interoperable pixel-perfect rendering?
 > 
 > Cheers,
 > -- 
 > Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
 > http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
 > Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

-- 
Best Regards,
--raman

Title:  Research Scientist      
Email:  raman@google.com
WWW:    http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/
Google: tv+raman 
GTalk:  raman@google.com, tv.raman.tv@gmail.com
PGP:    http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/raman-almaden.asc
Received on Monday, 16 April 2007 16:05:45 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 29 September 2014 09:38:42 UTC