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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: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 22:18:47 -0700
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <44A4772A-2E50-41D9-9B42-1A397DF6CF35@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Apr 12, 2010, at 10:12 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> 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.

Mozilla patch is here: <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=518110#c2 

My expectation is that the WebKit project would be willing to remove  
it if Mozilla successfully removes it and does not find serious compat  

Received on Tuesday, 13 April 2010 05:19:24 UTC

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