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

From: Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 15:11:14 -0700
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6F5F67D5-EEEE-4BCA-B0C0-C7CD01ACC6B7@oracle.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Oracle supports the publishing of these two drafts.

On Aug 13, 2009, at 3:42 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:

> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new WDs of the XHR and  
> XHR2 specs.
> 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.
> -Regards, Art Barstow
> Begin forwarded message:
>> 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>
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> I'd like to request that we publish these two drafts:
>>  http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/
>>  http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest-2/
>> If the chairs could wave their magic wand that'd be appreciated.
>> Cheers,
>> -- 
>> Anne van Kesteren
>> http://annevankesteren.nl/

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