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Re: Exit criteria in the wake of 3 engines

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:19:21 +0100
To: Paul Irish <paul.irish@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <477FBC03A3424F6F84766AA06B0484BE@fb.com>
On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Paul Irish wrote:
> In exit criteria for many of the specs we see text like: "each implementation must be developed by a different party and cannot share, reuse, or derive from code used by another qualifying implementation"
> 
> With Opera adopting Chromium, this criterium appears to have gotten significantly more challenging to satisfy.
> 
> There were 6 two-implementation possibilities with Presto and without, that number is reduced to 3. 
> 
> Is revisiting the exit criteria worthwhile now that it seems far more difficult to move a spec to Rec? 
I would suggest a wait and see approach. Let's look a whether this starts being a problem (and actually slowing down things) before wasting cycles discussing process. We should definitely keep an eye out for it, though.

--tobie
Received on Wednesday, 6 March 2013 09:21:04 GMT

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