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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  
problems.

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

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