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Re: Spec changes for LCs and later maturity levels

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 09:36:56 -0700
To: "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "ext Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter@stpeter.im>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v4fkfun864w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Fri, 04 Nov 2011 09:18:29 -0700, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> On 2011-11-04 17:10, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> The group discussed this on October 31 [1]. The gist of the agreement is
>> that since the text that is now in the API spec used to be in the
>> protocol spec, the totality of a review of the two specs is effectively
>> the same. In this view, the change to the API spec is not substantive.
>> ...
> Doesn't compute. The text was *removed* from the protocol spec because  
> the WG found it to be misleading (suggesting WS URIs are different from  
> other URIs). It was *not* removed because we thought it belongs  
> somewhere else. Also, in case that wasn't clear, it was *replaced* by  
> different text.

Citation needed.


>> I think we need to continue to move forward and to acknowledge several
>> implementations of the API spec have been deployed. As such, I tend to
>> think we may have already passed the point of diminishing returns
>> regarding minor tweaks to the spec and if there are bugs, in the spec,
>> please file bugs and we can address them during CR.
>> ...
> Right now, the spec "uses" an algorithm without actually referring to  
> it. A *minimal* fix is to make that a proper reference.


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 4 November 2011 16:38:00 UTC

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