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Re: Non-goal for HTML: Picture-perfect rendering

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:32:42 +1000
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>, "David Hyatt" <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tqyj0si464w2qv@id-c0020>

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:26:19 +1000, Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org> wrote:
> As I said in the past, even if done by this WG, I have the feeling that  
> it would speed up the process to make it a small individual  
> specification. As an example, Web API has been quite quick for  
> XMLHttpRequest Object.

As editor of that specification, I'm not really convinced. I suppose it  
did help Hixie to focus on other issues though. What we need however, is a  
volunteer, not a suggestion of where it can be done better.

> # The XMLHttpRequest Object
> * first draft at W3C
>    W3C Working Draft 05 April 2006
> * Last Call
>    W3C Working Draft 27 February 2007
> Given the nature of implementations of Canvas, it should be quite quick  
> to go through CR, given the number of tests available.
> The issues lists  count only one open issue.
> http://www.w3.org/2006/webapi/track/products/3
> http://www.w3.org/2006/webapi/track/products/8

That list is not complete. There are some outstanding LC comments that  
have yet to be addressed. There are also some outstanding questions that  
implementors have not answered yet.

> I don't know when Anne and Web API WG is planning to call for CR.

Second LC whenever I get around to solve the existing issues.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2007 02:33:35 UTC

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