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[whatwg] Proposal for a tab visibility API

From: James Robinson <jamesr@google.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:08:11 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=o1rnTbpfFh5EShwxh=Rtj5-8ZYw@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:40 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

>
> Back in December there was a discussion about a tab visibility API.
>
> I haven't added this feature to the HTML specification at this time, for
> a couple of reasons: first, it seems like something we'd really want to
> have implementation experience before deciding on a specific API, and
> second, it seems like something that belongs more in the CSSOM API spec
> than in the primarily media-independent HTML spec.
>
> I have saved all the feedback on the topic in case anyone is interested in
> working on a specification for this.
>

For what it's worth the Web Performance working group has added this to its
charter and has started work on this API:
http://www.w3.org/2011/04/webperf.html.

- James


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