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Re: CfC: to publish new WDs of Server-sent Events, Web {Database, Sockets API, Storage, Workers}; deadline 26 October

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 13:02:30 -0700
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <B14E516E-2E49-4619-B99F-9A8443E286B3@apple.com>
To: "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>

On Oct 23, 2009, at 7:30 AM, Nikunj R. Mehta wrote:

> Fine for all except WebDatabase.
>
> I notice that its present ED is virtually the same as its FPWD  
> (modulo a new section on data sensitivity). There is no movement on  
> any of the thorny issues - locking granularity, relational model and  
> SQL dialect.
>
> I am not sure what benefit is to be achieved from republishing  
> essentially the same draft as a new WD. It does have the opportunity  
> to mislead general public in thinking that progress is being made in  
> the spec, when that is not the case.
>
> As Ian says in the IRC log, no one agrees on the WebDatabase spec  
> any way so does it help to publish (essentially the same text as) a  
> new WD?

I think it's advantageous to publish the freshest versions we have as  
Working Drafts in advance of the publication moratorium. I don't see  
the advantage to leaving an older copy in the TR/ namespace, even if  
the changes are relatively small.

Regards,
Maciej

>
> Nikunj
>
> On Oct 23, 2009, at 5:19 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>
>> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new Working Drafts of  
>> the following specs:
>>
>> 1. Server-Sent Events
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/eventsource/
>>
>> 2. Web Database
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/webdatabase/
>>
>> 3. Web Sockets API
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/websockets/
>>
>> 4. Web Storage
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/webstorage/
>>
>> 5. Web Workers
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/workers/
>>
>> 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 October 26.
>>
>> See [1] for the rationale for this short review period and the  
>> current plans for Last Call Working Draft publication of 1, 3, 4  
>> and 5 above.
>>
>> -Regards, Art Barstow
>>
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2009OctDec/0313.html
>>
>>
>>
>
> Nikunj
> http://o-micron.blogspot.com
>
>
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