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Re: HTML Canvas 2D Context exit criteria (was RE: CfC: Request transition of HTML Canvas 2D Context to Candidate Recommendation)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 09:05:27 -0500
Message-ID: <50B4C8A7.5080501@intertwingly.net>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 11/26/2012 09:27 PM, Tom Wiltzius wrote:
> I believe we discussed the possibility of moving Canvas2D forward ahead
> of HTML5 at TPAC and it sounded like it was a legitimate option,
> process-wise. Is that not the case?

While it is still listed as a 'proposal' and is a W3C member only link, 
I am told that a handful of specifications that normatively reference 
HTML5 have been published as Proposed Recommendations based on the 
guidelines outlined here:

https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2011JulSep/0092.html

- Sam Ruby

> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz
> <mailto:jirka@kosek.cz>> wrote:
>
>     On 26.11.2012 19:50, Rik Cabanier wrote:
>
>      > The Canvas 2D editors believe that our spec should not wait that
>     long.
>      > The Canvas 2D spec is significantly smaller than the HTML one and
>     is already implemented with comprehensive test suites on several
>     browsers.
>      > In addition, the at-risk features (such as hit regions) will most
>     likely see significant changes in the near future and will end up in
>     the next revision.
>
>     I don't have informed opinion on how stable and impemented Canvas 2D is.
>     However it would be quite strange if Canvas 2D as an extension of HTML5
>     will gain REC status before HTML5 on top of which is layered.
>
>                                      Jirka
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