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Re: Length of LC comment period

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 15:39:04 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670912080639w12baa67fx1996b885f9f4a18b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tuesday, December 8, 2009, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Cheer up, I can think of _much_ worst things that have popped out of
>> > > the W3C onto the Web than Web Storage:)
>> >
>> > Yeah but they typically have minimal impact on the deployed Web,
>> > unlike the storage mutex problem.
>>
>> So hang on... Why are going to LC if this is such a massive issue?
>
> Well from the point of view of the spec, the issue is resolved. It "just"
> has unfortunate performance implications for multi-process UAs.
>

I see..

>
>> Is this issue clearly marked in the spec with a link to at least an
>> email thread where the problem is described?
>
> Not currently; I can add some text if you think that would be useful.
>

yes please. It would save us having to waste time searching mailing
lists, bug reports, etc. for an authorative source to the issue. Just
a sentence or two, nothing facy... Enough to get started.

> I
> had assumed everyone was pretty much fully aware of the issue.
>

Nope; though when I read that part of the spec and was left feeling
totally confused I should have said something. Also, It's hard to
track all the work (and related issues) that take place outside the
WG. Adding red block to specs is a big help; I know you already do
that in most specs.

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Marcos Caceres
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