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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 05:12:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1004130509460.751@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2010, at 2:13 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Apr 2010, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > > 
> > > Ian, what was the reason for keeping the .profile attribute in the 
> > > HTML5 spec?
> > 
> > Matching implementations.
> > 
> > > If implementations indicate that they are willing to remove it, 
> > > would you remove it from the spec?
> > 
> > As with everything, absolutely.
> 
> It seems to me like the current draft text is largely acceptable, except 
> possibly the issue of the DOM API.
> 
> Ian: are you willing to remove the DOM API for now, or would you 
> strongly prefer to keep it until we have more data on the compat impact?

I'm happy to remove it if browser vendors remove support. My only concern 
is with removing it but having all the browsers continue to support it. I 
understand there's a patch for Mozilla to remove it already? If so, then 
that's enough for me.

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