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Re: Seeking pre-LCWD comments for: Server-sent Events, Web {Database, Sockets, Storage Workers}; deadline 19 November

From: Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 21:56:07 -0800
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <46E99E80-C466-48AD-B677-79AECC65C9D6@oracle.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>

On Nov 4, 2009, at 8:42 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

> I know we had this conversation before, and I'm not even sure which
> side of the issue I was on at the time, but given the amount of
> confusion at the TPAC meeting yesterday, I think we should consider
> renaming the "Web Database" spec.

I am glad you recognize this issue now (noting that I raised this  
point in July [1] when. At that time we proposed that this spec be  
called SQLDatabase or WebSQLDatabase.

>
> It seems clear at this point that the API will in all likelyhood
> forever be SQL based, so I propose that we include SQL somewhere in
> the name, for example "Web SQL Database" or some such.

I would support this name change.

[1] http://www.w3.org/mid/D34DA34B-3ED7-4D65-9ECB-C9A7BFF3110F@oracle.com

> / Jonas
>
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 5:46 AM, Arthur Barstow  
> <art.barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
>> As noted on 23 October [1], the following "HTML5 APIs" are ready or  
>> very
>> close to being ready for Last Call Working Draft (LC):
>>
>> 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/
>>
>> Please submit comments about these specs by 19 November.
>>
>> Note the Process Document states the following regarding the
>> significance/meaning of LCWD:
>>
>> [[
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#last-call
>> Purpose: A Working Group's Last Call announcement is a signal that:
>>
>> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied its relevant  
>> technical
>> requirements (e.g., of the charter or requirements document) in the  
>> Working
>> Draft;
>>
>> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied significant  
>> dependencies
>> with other groups;
>>
>> * other groups SHOULD review the document to confirm that these  
>> dependencies
>> have been satisfied.
>> In general, a Last Call announcement is also a signal that the  
>> Working Group
>> is planning to advance the technical report to later maturity levels.
>>
>> ]]
>>
>> Additionally, a LCWD should be considered feature-complete with all  
>> issues
>> resolved; that is, as Chaals noted yesterday, "Last Call means the  
>> Working
>> Group considers the work to be good".
>>
>> -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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