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

From: Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 09:57:46 -0800
Message-ID: <fa2eab050911050957k1db57c45ye3936ca20aaecf91@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
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On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 9:56 PM, Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>wrote:

>
> 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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