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Re: Web Browser Preferences and Internationalisation/Accessibility

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 12:13:24 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0270911191013o571437c1m41ded6a598fc2daf@mail.gmail.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 07:59 -0600, Shelley Powers wrote:
>> Even the reference to the navigator object is browser specific, not
>> DOM specific. Though objects like window and navigator are considered
>> "DOM Level 0", they're really not DOM, as we know the Document Object
>> Model from previous and current implementations. They're part of the
>> BOM, or Browser Object Model. Most particularly, discussions related
>> to the BOM and JavaScript are not related to HTML.
> I completely agree that it's an issue for HTML5 to include
> specifications for window and navigator objects. I've been advocating
> splitting them out for at least a year.
> Yes, they're useful specifications to have, but they're NOT HTML.
> They could be split out into a separate specification or specifications,
> and HTML5 would probably not even need to reference them.

I agree. Toby have you submitted bugs on this that are closed? I am
submitting new bugs on this and other related issues next week and
would like to reference your past efforts.

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> Toby A Inkster
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