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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 17:10:46 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1002211510s648344b4vaaa759fa0468d253@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html@w3.org
On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 4:56 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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.

In that case, I drop my objection and submit to an amicable resolution.

~TJ
Received on Sunday, 21 February 2010 23:11:33 UTC

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