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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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