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Re: Zero-edits Counter Proposal for Issues 1 and 2 (Ping)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 22:56:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1002212243320.1729@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sun, 21 Feb 2010, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> >
> > Tab, would you be ok with that too? (Drop ping from HTML5, consider 
> > again for future versions of HTML.)
> 
> Sorry for the delay here.  I've heard that Chrome has some interest in 
> implementing @ping sooner rather than later, and so would like to wait 
> for some input from them.
> 
> (If they don't respond themselves, I'll be able to solicit a response 
> directly by the end of next month.)

I can confirm that Google is interested in implementing ping="", in order 
to realise the user benefits, but we can't commit to a particular 
implementation timeframe. We don't mind implementing it based on the 
WHATWG draft, though, should the HTMLWG feel that it is too early to have 
ping="" in the W3C HTML5 draft. We presume that after collecting 
implementation experience, should the attribute prove useful, we would be 
able to reopen this issue.

HTH,
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