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Re: Proposal to add ping="" to HTML 5.1

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:48:13 +0100
Message-ID: <512E8D2D.4020005@gmx.de>
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 2013-02-27 18:48, Edward O'Connor wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Steve suggests[1] that we revisit the decision[2] to exclude <a ping>
> from the spec, especially given that it's implemented in both WebKit[4]
> and Gecko[5]. In the original CfC[3], Maciej wrote:
>
>> [W]e now seem to have consensus that it is ok to drop this feature
>> from HTML5[.0...] The feature could still be proposed again for a
>> later issue of HTML, or the issue could be re-raised if new
>> information is provided (such as implementation experience or
>> server-side deployment experience.)
>
> All things being equal, I think we should err on the side of specifying
> features with implementations in multiple browser engines.
> ...

Firefox does not implement a/@ping as specified.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 22:48:43 GMT

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