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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 15:40:25 -0800
To: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <DB950163-82F9-4DA9-8D53-4B0D0CB273E1@apple.com>

On Nov 21, 2008, at 3:28 PM, Nikunj Mehta wrote:

> I was signing up to edit the SQL language, the offline cache, which  
> in my opinion is spec bloat (unnecessary sync algorithm and format)  
> that misses a key primitive, and server-sent events, which also  
> creates spec bloat (by defining a specific and limited format for  
> events). All three pieces, especially the latter two, should be on  
> the table.

I'm not sure it is a good idea to have an editor for offline cache and  
server-sent events who believes the features should not exist or  
should be completely redesigned. Both of these features have been  
implemented in multiple browsers and have taken into account many  
rounds of implementor feedback. So far as I can tell from feedback,  
implementors are more or less happy with the basic design. So what you  
propose sounds likely to be disruptive.

Received on Friday, 21 November 2008 23:41:08 UTC

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