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Re: ISSUE-133 modal-attribute - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 11:10:24 -0400
Message-ID: <4E3964E0.1050308@intertwingly.net>
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
CC: HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
Reminder: this closes Saturday...

- Sam Ruby

On 06/25/2011 02:52 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Jun 22, 2011, at 4:52 PM, Edward O'Connor wrote:
>> Last week, I wrote:
>>> I'm looking into writing a Change Proposal for ISSUE-133[] I'll let
>>> the group know either way before the 25th.
>> Upon reviewing the issue, I've come to the conclusion that there are
>> definitely use cases for adding some kind of in-page modal feature to
>> the Web platform, that we should try to address these use cases within
>> the HTML5 timeframe, but that this feature, as described in the existing
>> Change Proposal, should not be adopted by this group. Accordingly, I
>> volunteer to write a Change Proposal for ISSUE-133.
>> The first step is to gather examples from the wild, to derive
>> requirements and use cases from real-world Web content. This work is
>> ongoing, in public, on the WHATWG wiki:
>>                   http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Dialogs
>> Doing this right will take some time, and with the July 4th holiday and
>> other work on my plate, I think I can have the Change Proposal in pretty
>> good shape by 6 August (a 6 week extension). Chairs, would you grant
>> such an extension?
> Based on the discussion, the Chairs all agreed to grant the extension. Now updated here:<http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/html5/status/issue-status.html?rev=1.519#ISSUE-133>.
> Regards,
> Maciej
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