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RE: {minutes} HTML WG telecon 2012-03-08: issue progress, heartbeat drafts, other topics

From: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:20:23 +0000
To: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "public-html-wg-announce@w3.org" <public-html-wg-announce@w3.org>
CC: "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D0BC8E77E79D9846B61A2432D1BA4EAE0627F432@TK5EX14MBXC286.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
On Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:56 AM, Adrian Bateman wrote:
> Minutes -> http://www.w3.org/2012/03/15-html-wg-minutes.html
>
> MikeSmith: we had some private discussions about the publications  ... 
> second is for allow-popups on iframe sandbox  ... again no 
> disagreement because webkit and IE are already implementing support 
> for that feature  ... don't have much choice but to spec the behaviour 
> that is implemented  ... we don't have the spec for that behaviour 
> because the implementers didn't provide a spec for it  ... and expect 
> that Hixie is supposed to reverse engineer their implementation  ... I 
> think that that is a significant amount of work - not a matter of 
> adding a paragraph of spec text  ... requires testing and attempting 
> to document what they implemented  ... that's a significant amount of 
> work  ... WG has decided the spec should include a feature but not 
> assessed the amount of work involved  ... we can't do that and publish 
> today or a week from now

We have reviewed our change proposal for ISSUE-180 [1] since the call this morning. The details section describes in detail the changes that we believe need to be made to the specification. The proposed changes point to the sections of the specification and provide suggested text to be included. We do not expect anybody to reverse engineer our implementation. If any working group member believes that there is implementation information missing from the change proposal, we'd be happy to discuss that and clarify what we have built.

Thanks,

Jacob.

[1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/sandbox_allow_popups
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