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

From: E.J. Zufelt <everett@zufelt.ca>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 20:14:44 -0400
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <6567CDFE-46E7-4297-A801-AFDE2DD6B4DF@zufelt.ca>
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Good evening,

Can you please give insight, even in general terms, as to what is wrong with the current change proposal?

Thanks,
Everett Zufelt


On 2011-06-22, at 7:52 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?
> 
> As with the other Change Proposals I've worked on in the past, I'll be
> drafting this CP in public on the wiki:
> 
>         http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Eoconnor/ISSUE-133
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Ted
> 
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