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Re: CfC: publish a Candidate Recommendation of DOM 3 Events; deadline October 21

From: Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 11:30:11 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKA+AxnJhKy-DU=fpDuzLDOhBaw8u=Yc2=NhRoP9v70tW2fWcQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Cc: www-dom <www-dom@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 4:42 PM, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com> wrote:
> However, *I do object to the publication* of this specification because the
> inappropriate resolution of the following issues (in no particular order):
>
> First (issue 123), it contradicts an uncontested requirement [1] in DOM4
> forbidding the minting of new DOM feature strings, as reported by Anne. [2]
>
> Second (issue 179), it ignores the consensus about using DOMException
> instead of custom exception types like EventException, as noted in WebIDL,
> [3] which I reported. [4]
>
> Third (issue 130), the resolution made to add an informative WebIDL appendix
> is insufficient. Not only did the editors not list any technical reason for
> this decision in their reply, [5] despite this being required by the Process
> document. [6]

I agree with all three of these objections, and don't think the
specification should progress to CR unless they're fixed.
Received on Monday, 24 October 2011 15:31:04 GMT

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