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Re: [HTMLWG] CfC: Adopt "Plan 2014" and make some specific related decisions

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:56:17 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJQvAudZ+wt0DT-Q6k0bdv+5vAW5kV-9xRcPsN=20oigJz5fJA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:44 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> On Monday 2012-10-15 16:22 +0300, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Steve Faulkner
>> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > What does "broader buy-in, including from implementors, showing that the
>> > extension specification is seen as a good idea." mean in practice?
>>
>> In practice, it would mean two implementors working on two distinct
>> browser engines saying that the proposed feature is a good idea that
>> they would like to implement and realistically might. (No
>> authoritative commitment to implement or a statement about timeline
>> required.)
>
> I think this threshold might be a bit weak in the face of
> disagreement among implementors working on a single browser engine.
> I think that, in the presence of disagreement by other implementors
> working on the same engine, the threshold ought to be based on
> whether the feature would realistically be accepted and shipped.

Indeed. I failed to cover the case where there is also implementor opposition.

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
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Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 06:56:45 UTC

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