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Re: [waf] minutes from 9 January 2008 Voice Conf (fwd)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 13:59:16 +0100
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "WAF WG (public)" <public-appformats@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t4tic2hs64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sat, 12 Jan 2008 13:43:46 +0100, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>  
wrote:
> And if the market is still deciding (whatever that really means), why  
> bother with the standards process at this point in time anyway?

Well, we don't want four different proprietary solutions. It initially  
looked like this was going to be another XMLHttpRequest, but mostly thanks  
to Ian (if I remember correctly) it went throug the W3C. It also gives us  
wider input on the design and while there are constraints we have been  
able to make changes for the better, such as moving the allowed methods on  
the Access-Control / <?access-control?> mechanism and introducing the  
Access-Control HTTP header. And depending on who you ask today's change is  
also a good improvement.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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