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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-82 (Profile-Disambiguation), was: ISSUE-82 - profile-disambiguation - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 08:04:40 -0700
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <EF7C6282-D7CF-4572-B143-34B4945AD3DA@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 8, 2010, at 4:51 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 08.04.2010 10:27, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> ...
>>> And here is the diff:
>>> http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4985&to=4986
>>> Is that an acceptable basis for an amicable resolution?
>> This still defines the .profile IDL attribute though. As stated, I
>> would be ok with this, but I would prefer to remove it entirely to
>> keep things from colliding with whatever the @profile spec defines.
>> ...
> Well, even if a @profile spec wanted to define the IDL differently,  
> could it?

Yes. Well, it couldn't remove what HTML5 does but it could add it to  
all elements if it was useful.

> Personally, I don't see any need of specific DOM support at all.

Compatibility with existing content would be the only reason IMO.  
Mozilla removing it should be a good experiment to see if we need the  
DOM attribute for compatibility.

  - Maciej
Received on Thursday, 8 April 2010 15:05:18 UTC

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