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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 11:22:05 +1000
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Magnus Kristiansen" <magnusrk+w3c@pvv.org>
Cc: "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tq0be3g564w2qv@id-c0020>

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 21:33:36 +1000, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
>>  The XHR spec is also a "specify what is currently in use" spec,  
>> similar to what a canvas spec would be. The 10 months to reach first LC  
>> contrasts quite a bit with the earlier message about a canvas standard:
> Actually, that's not completely true. In some places it specifies "what  
> is currently in use", sometimes not. IMHO, this is one of the bigger  
> problems with that spec: it doesn't offer clean replacement interfaces  
> for things that are broken in (some of) today's implementations...

A replacement interface introduces more problems. It doesn't solve any.  
It's like versioning.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 19 April 2007 01:23:13 UTC

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