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Re: Rescinding the DOM 2 View Recommendation?

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:17:23 -0400
Message-ID: <4E5E4273.2000105@nokia.com>
To: ext Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, ext Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On 8/13/11 6:19 AM, ext Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:02:56 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> 
> wrote:
>> After discussion with PLH and Ian Jacobs, and I don't think it's 
>> necessary for us to go through the additional overhead of rescinding 
>> the DOM 2 View specification.
>>
>> Instead, PLH and I support Anne's original proposal to simply update 
>> the status section of the spec to point people to the HTML5 spec.  We 
>> could add wording like:
>>
>> [[
>> Updated definitions of the 'document' and 'defaultView' attributes 
>> are now defined by the HTML5 specification.  Other concepts in this 
>> specification may not be necessary for implementation in general user 
>> agents such as Web browsers.
>> ]]
>>
>> I don't object to rescinding it, I simply prefer the option with the 
>> least process necessary.
>
> This works for me and is actually what we decided back in 2009 as 
> Working Group and back then Ian Jacobs said it was okay
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2009OctDec/0454.html
>
> so I am glad this is acceptable again. Lets do it.

Doug - do you know of any RECs that contain such text (that we can review)?

Anne, Ms2ger - would you please propose some text we can review?

-Thanks, AB
Received on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 14:18:13 GMT

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