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Re: Let's turn WebDatabase into a WG Note

From: Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 22:26:46 -0800
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AA9F23D1-571C-4AE5-9AE5-731369B18B8A@oracle.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

On Nov 17, 2009, at 10:17 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> 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.

I don't understand your reasons.

> 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.

This is what I am trying to bring about. See the reasoning in my  
original email. It would help if you can respond to the three points  
why I think we have reached the end of the road.

> 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.

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