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Re: ISSUE-195: form-http-req - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:07:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4F6ACFCE.5050409@gmx.de>
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 2012-03-22 00:07, Edward O'Connor wrote:
> Hi Julian,
>
>
> You wrote:
>
>> I'm with you with many things you write, except for:
>>
>> "A solicitation of UA implementor interest from the Editor has gone
>> unanswered for a month. Moreover, the spec allowed PUT and DELETE in
>> <form method>  for years. They were dropped for lack of implementor
>> interest."
>>
>> Actually, they were dropped because they *were* implemented
>> (incorrectly) in FF and about to ship in FF4, thus making it hard to get
>> it right after-the-fact.
>
> Thanks for the correction! I've updated the CP accordingly, I think. Did
> they actually ship this feature in FF4, or was it dropped right before
> the FF4 release? My update takes the latter reading of your messsage.
> Please let me know if I've misinterpreted you.

No (you have not misinterpreted me) -- it was backed out before shipping 
in FF4.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 22 March 2012 07:08:30 GMT

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