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Re: Web IDL Garden Hose (was: ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination)

From: Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 20:55:50 -0700
Message-ID: <4d2fac900909252055q499e1c89u69c3c5298c291de3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>
Cc: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com> wrote:
> Something worth keeping in mind when thinking about low-traffic lists
> is the context-switch cost for casual contributors. Even
> very-low-traffic lists carry a very large historical and conceptual
> overhead that must be loaded into one's brain when responding.

Given the reactions in this thread, it seems unlikely that the
WebIDL->EcmaScript language bindings will be transferred from W3C to
ECMA. I reluctantly withdraw the suggestion. If it stays at W3C, I
think a separate public list open to non-members really is needed. If
not or until then, please continue to cc all correspondence about this
language binding to es-discuss.

Received on Saturday, 26 September 2009 03:56:49 UTC

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