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Re: ISSUE-70: what to do about window timers?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 00:03:45 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604060002060.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 5 Apr 2006, Robin Berjon wrote:
> > 
> > If the other language ACTUALLY have a need for a timer feature, then 
> > we'll hear about it when the authors of those language come and 
> > request a feature, and then we'll be able to tell that they really 
> > need it when they actually propose an interface and so forth.
> 
> The reason a timer interface was developed the SVG WG was in response to 
> such requests, so I'd say there's a call for it.

No offence, but based on SVG 1.2, the SVG group considers the slightest 
hint of a request as being strong industry demand. I wouldn't consider the 
SVG group adding a feature in response to requests to be evidence that 
there are enough requests to justify adding a feature to our specs.

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