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Re: Why "Platform Core" and "HTML5" are in the same spec

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:09:02 -0800
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <8A0CD9A3-571C-4288-9331-3B4EA5654D4B@apple.com>

On Nov 20, 2008, at 1:54 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

>> I do not agree the proposed split of the sections currently in  
>> HTML5 and my previous communication [2] puts that on record. I am  
>> willing to edit SQL, offline application cache as well as server  
>> sent events, but you would not separate them from other parts of  
>> the "Platform Core" in which I have little experience.
> For the record I think it'd be great to get those parts split out.  
> The one caveat is that offline application cache depends on browsing  
> context spec which currently lives in HTML5. I don't think that is a  
> unsolvable problem though, we just have to be ok with having a  
> dependence on the HTML5 spec (something which has caused controversy  
> in the past).
> I'd also say that a separate SQL interface belongs more more in the  
> webapps WG, so ideally you would have to join that WG.
> If you truly are serious about taking these parts on, and the group  
> is ok with it, I'd love to see some drafts. However an absolute  
> requirement for me is that some of the process that Hixie is using  
> is followed. Such as keeping editor drafts open, ensuring that the  
> specs don't break existing deployed code (which now exists for the  
> offline app cache),

And for the SQL database and server-sent events.

  - Maciej

> and that feedback from implementors are taken into account.
> / Jonas
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