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

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 15:30:12 +0200
Message-Id: <D584AB28-182F-46E9-8BBC-06B5A19A336D@expway.fr>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Apr 06, 2006, at 02:03, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Apr 2006, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> 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.

None taken, but implying the contrary isn't exactly overly helpful  
either. As we can see from this thread there are indeed good reasons  
to have one such API.

I'll take a stab at putting a draft up in the month to come.

-- 
Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist
    Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Thursday, 6 April 2006 13:30:11 GMT

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