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Re: Browser implementations, prior to rec, used for justification

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 14:58:07 +0100
Message-ID: <4B43456F.4020906@gmx.de>
To: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
CC: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Michael A.Puls II" <shadow2531@gmail.com>, "Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich" <k.scheppe@telekom.de>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
James Graham wrote:
> On 05/01/10 14:31, Shelley Powers wrote:
> 
>> And autobuffer is from which released specification, where we have to
>> worry about legacy use?
> 
> Usage is a matter of quantifiable fact, not a matter of W3C Rec track 
> status. If it is agreed that the legacy implied by released Firefox 
> makes the attribute name "autobuffer" unsuitable to resuse at this time 
> it is strictly irrelevant whether the legacy came from following a 
> "released specification", proprietary invention, an unintended bug, or 
> an amazingly improbable set of cosmic-ray induced bit flips on the build 
> machine.

Agreed by whom?

Firefox can be updated easily.

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 13:58:45 GMT

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