RE: ACTION-23 - Draft a proposal to drop online events from HTML5

On 08/28/2012 11:01 AM, James Graham wrote:

> FWIW I recommend just writing an email to [1] or filing
> a bug on the HTML spec clearly describing the problem with the online event.
> I doubt that phrasing it in terms of a "CG resolution"
> will have any impact at all; the important thing is that the relevant facts are
> presented. In this case the relevant facts seem to be that the event is
> inherently unreliable for detecting whether the browser is online or not, and
> so it can't be used to fulfil use cases that depend on that. If you have use
> cases where knowing that the browser is for-sure offline even if you don't
> know if it is for-sure online would be good enough, present those and then
> suggest an offline event as a possible solution.

Yes, agreed. 

Received on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 12:58:07 UTC