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Re: [DOM] Name

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 14:38:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJE5ia_au3CBHOu84jcAuz3VLjGH=u0MkOjvciOkKA0UrTZU6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Jacob Rossi <jrossi@microsoft.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> On Sep 5, 2011, at 12:06 PM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
>>> On 9/4/11 6:39 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sun, 04 Sep 2011 15:12:45 +0200, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> The CfC to publish a new WD of DOM Core was blocked by this RfC. I will
>>> proceed with a  request to publish a new WD of DOM Core in TR/. The name DOM
>>> Core will be used for the upcoming WD. If anyone wants to propose a name
>>> change, please start a *new* thread.
>>>
>>> Given that the specification replaces most of DOM2 and DOM3 I suggest we
>>> name it DOM4, including for the upcoming WD (or alternatively a WD we
>>> publish a couple of weeks later).
>>>
>>> I propose calling it "Web Core".
>>> WC1 (Web Core version 1).
>>
>> WebCore is one of the major implementation components of WebKit.
>> Calling this spec Web Core might be confusing for folks who work on
>> WebKit.  It would be somewhat like calling a spec Presto.  :)
>
> Or calling a browser "Chrome".

:)

> Web Core does implement web core, doesn't it?

Yes, but it also implements HTML5, which isn't part of Web Core.

Adam
Received on Monday, 5 September 2011 21:39:58 GMT

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