W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > spec-prod@w3.org > October to December 2016

Re: ReSpec: are you using old school webIDL?

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2016 08:46:25 +0100
To: Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>, Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>
Cc: spec-prod <spec-prod@w3.org>, Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com>, François Daoust <fd@w3.org>
Message-ID: <b9d8f3e5-bbae-2ca6-4444-d326e32f988d@w3.org>
On 08/12/2016 17:56, Philippe Le Hégaret wrote:
> 
> 
> On 11/28/2016 12:41 AM, Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> Hi ReSpec users,
>> I'm trying to get a sense of who is still using old school WebIDL.
>> Could you please email me if you are?
>>
>> As it's been deprecated for a few years, and it's now conflicting with
>> things, I'd like to remove it for xmas. I'm happy to help people
>> migrate over to new school WebIDL:
>>
>> https://github.com/w3c/respec/wiki/WebIDL-Guide
> 
> * https://w3c.github.io/navigation-timing/
> * https://w3c.github.io/resource-hints/
> 
> Those two are lagging behind other webperf specs. It's not hard work to
> convert but it will take 3 to 4 hours to do so manually :(

As a reminder, I have a script that can help convert ReSpec old-school
to contiguous:
  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/spec-prod/2016AprJun/0064.html

(copying François who is the last person I know who used it in case he
has more insights on how usable it still is)

Dom
Received on Friday, 9 December 2016 07:46:35 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Friday, 9 December 2016 07:46:36 UTC