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Re: DOM4 and Progress Event

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:38:41 +0100
Message-ID: <52A59DB1.6010204@w3.org>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, public-html-admin@w3.org
On 05/12/2013 21:15 , Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> The Web Applications Working Group is trying to move the Progress Event
> specification to Proposed Recommendation. During the transition call, it
> was noted that Progress Event relies on DOM Events, including the event
> init mechanism introduced in DOM4.
> The implementation report of Progress Event [1] establishes that there
> are 3 implementations of the event init mechanism already (two might
> originate from the same code however).
> Since most of section 5 of DOM Events finds its origin in the previous
> DOM specifications and there is some implementation of the event init
> mechanism, does the HTML Working Group believe that section 5 of the DOM
> specification is stable enough that changes to that section won't impact
> comformant implementations of Progress Event? A positive answer would
> allow the Progress Event specification to move forward.

Having looked at the specific parts of DOM4 that PE relies on, I can't 
really see how DOM4 could be changed without breaking implementations or 
other specifications relying on it. Therefore, it is my opinion that PE 
can move forward safely and unimpeded.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Monday, 9 December 2013 10:38:47 UTC

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