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Re: [progress-events] Update

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2010 20:31:12 +0300
Message-ID: <4CAB60E0.3090005@helsinki.fi>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 10/05/2010 07:22 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I offered Charles to take over editing of the Progress Events
> specification and hopefully drive it to completion. Today I wrote a
> draft for ProgressEvent & company inspired by Charles' work:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/progress/
> I suggest we publish this as a Working Draft.
> Relative to the latest Working Draft —
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-progress-events-20080521/ — this has been
> changed:
> * Allowed the ProgressEvent interface to be used for pretty much
> anything. This helps with HTML5 application caches.
> * Defined a restricted subset of it for HTTP requests.
> * Made it clear that for cross-origin requests these events present a
> leak of sorts.
> * Event types are now suggestions rather than normative. Specifications
> will have to make the final call.
> * Added the event type loadend as suggestion; used by XMLHttpRequest.
> I still think the interface members have terrible misleading names and
> would happily fix that to make them more similar to the names used for
> <progress> if we can get agreement, but I guess it is too late for that.

May I ask why you think the interface member names are terrible?


> Charles' editors draft can be found here:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/progress/Progress.html
> He made more changes but those have never been picked up by other
> specifications or implementations so I decided to not base it on that.
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