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Re: ISSUE-78: HTML5 stalled and suspend progress events [Progress Events]

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 22:15:19 +0100
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ujwqnts6wxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Fri, 31 Oct 2008 20:25:58 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 31 Oct 2008, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>> I think it also makes sense to add a note that conforming specs and uesr
>> agents *should* use the events defined rather than something else with
>> equivalent functionality. I'm not sure it makes sense to make that a
>> *must*.
> I think it makes more sense for spec authors to discuss things together
> and come to a common understanding of how to bring the platform forward
> (as we are doing here) than for specs to have a concept of a "conforming
> specification", but that's just a personal preference.

In an ideal world this is true, and where it is possible I agree that this  
discussion is the best approach. But where it is possible to clarify what  
can be done without needing to talk to anyone, I think that is helpful. In  
particular, it doesn't rely on work on the spec continuing.



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