Re: CfC: declare WebSockets out of scope

On Sep 9, 2009, at 9:16 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> (CfC stands for Call for Consensus - expect to see more proposed  
> resolutions of this form.)
> At last week's telecon, while discussing ISSUE-64, it was proposed  
> that we declare WebSocket (both API and protocol) out of scope for  
> HTML5. Since the API and protocol have been in separate specs for  
> some time, this would have no immediate material effect. However, it  
> would prevent us from putting WebScoket back in the main HTML5 spec  
> in the future, unless new information came to light which would  
> allow us to reopen the decision.
> Therefore, the following resolution is proposed:
> ** RESOLUTION: WebSocket is out of scope for HTML5. **
> If you object to this resolution, please indicate your objection by  
> Thursday, September 17, 2009. If you object, please give a reason.  
> It doesn't have to be a very good reason, but it should be a reason  
> that you believe in. If there are no objections by the stated date,  
> this resolution will become a Working Group Decision by unanimous  
> consent.

Since there was no objection, the resolution has now passed. I have  
closed ISSUE-64 and noted the resolution.


Received on Thursday, 24 September 2009 06:33:00 UTC