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Re: Proposal: High resolution (and otherwise improved) timer API

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 13:53:45 -0700
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <D83DD369-3400-4C47-B356-D30BA177D8D6@apple.com>

On Oct 3, 2008, at 1:25 PM, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> On Fri, 03 Oct 2008 05:43:55 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak  
> <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> A number of WebKit developers (including from the Chrome team and  
>> the Safari team) have been discussing ideas for a new and improved  
>> timer API.
> [...]
>> I think we should put this design or something much like it in a  
>> new standalone spec, possibly also taking on the legacy setTimeout/ 
>> setInterval interfaces.
> Note that this group has some minimal but important process  
> requirements before it takes on a spec (see the charter[1]). The  
> first step (finding someone who agrees to do the editing work -  
> otherwise this won't happen) is now underway in the Working Group...

Ian Hickson mentioned that he has a possible candidate editor for this  
spec. I am also willing to edit or co-edit myself.

Received on Friday, 3 October 2008 20:54:26 UTC

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