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Re: Let's turn WebDatabase into a WG Note

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 22:17:17 -0800
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <642B54A8-87FF-4099-90FC-FC5FAA88A0AD@apple.com>
To: "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>

On Nov 17, 2009, at 9:34 PM, Nikunj R. Mehta wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I've been thinking about the WebDatabase specification [1] and I've  
> come to two conclusions.  (1) We are miles away from consensus on  
> this specification, and, hence, we should _not_ consider putting it  
> out for last call.  (2)  While good work has gone into the IDL/ 
> JavaScript Call Level Interface (CLI), we have made no progress on  
> its SQL language specification and are not likely to in the future.  
> Thus we should publish the CLI as a WG Note titled "WebSQLDatabase  
> CLI" and curtail active work on this specification in the working  
> group. This is Oracle's official position on this matter.

I disagree. Publishing a WG Note would be appropriate if we had WG  
consensus to stop work. I don't think we have consensus to do that. I  
also don't think we have consensus to proceed to the next step (Last  
Call). The right maturity level to represent this condition would be  
Working Draft.

Received on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 06:18:03 UTC

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