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Re: ISSUE-59: Should Window 1.0 include history?

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 17:19:17 -0700
Message-Id: <DE6CA7BD-ED07-4CAC-BA49-6B5721648511@apple.com>
To: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>


On Apr 3, 2006, at 4:18 PM, Web APIs Issue Tracker wrote:

>
>
> ISSUE-59: Should Window 1.0 include history?
>
> http://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/webapi/issues/59
>
> Raised by: Maciej Stachowiak
> On product: Window
>
> Should the Window Object 1.0 specification cover the window.history  
> object, in addition to the current
> planned scope? I think this may be necessary to give a sensible and  
> testable specification for the Location
> object. And it will also simplify the definition of browsing  
> context and allow it to match what Web Apps
> 1.0 says better.
>
> This affects the scope of the spec and planned interfaces so it is  
> an important issue to resolve to get the
> spec "feature complete".

BTW I should mention that History does not have a very complicated  
interface:

interface History {
     readonly attribute length; // length only in the back direction
     void back();
     void forward();
     void go(in long steps); // may be negative for steps back
}

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 4 April 2006 00:20:28 GMT

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