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Re: CfC: publish new WDs of XHR and XHR2; deadline 18 August

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 08:37:38 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0908130837w37fb170lb0ec5d0a7a68c161@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
I support this.

/ Jonas

On Thursday, August 13, 2009, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new WDs of the XHR and XHR2 specs.
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> As with all of our CfCs, positive response is preferred and encouraged and silence will be assumed to be assent. The deadline for comments is August 18.
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> -Regards, Art Barstow
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> Begin forwarded message:
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> From: ext Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
> Date: August 12, 2009 9:05:56 AM EDT
> To: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
> Subject: Publishing XMLHttpRequest
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/op.uyjvz6x264w2qv@annevk-t60>
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> The last XMLHttpRequest Working Draft was a Last Call Working Draft. As it turned out a number of changes had to be made again. Meanwhile HTML5 also got further along and integration with the event loop as well as the storage mutex was desired. These are now integrated.
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> The Forms WG asked for a way to set the base URL independently of the Window object. This is now possible as a side effect of making XMLHttpRequest ready for Web Workers. Doug Schepers asked for separate headings for each interface member. This is now done as a side effect of making the two XMLHttpRequest drafts more alike.
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> Given the number of changes it seems best to simply publish another Working Draft for now of both XMLHttpRequest and XMLHttpRequest Level 2 and see where that brings us. It would help if we have more implementations trying to seriously implement it so we could declare the draft more stable, but it seems we are not quite there yet.
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> I'd like to request that we publish these two drafts:
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>   http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/
>   http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest-2/
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> If the chairs could wave their magic wand that'd be appreciated.
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> Cheers,
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> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
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