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

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:26:19 +1000, Karl Dubost <> 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.

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