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

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:58:44 -0700
To: "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>
Cc: Allen Wirfs-Brock <Allen.Wirfs-Brock@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <20090926225844.GD2515@wok.mcc.id.au>
Cameron McCormack:
> > Indeed, much of the custom [[Get]] etc. functionality can be turned into
> > ES5 meta-object stuff.  A pertinent question is then: should we change
> > Web IDL to specify an ES5 binding (and not ES3) at this point, given
> > that specs depending on it want to advance along the Rec track?

Mark S. Miller:
> Since ES5 will be officially done well ahead of HTML5, I don't see why
> not. But I do not know what your "Rec track" constraints imply.

For example, Selectors API is at Last Call and will soon be in Candidate
Recommendation.  I don’t think it can progress further than that until
its dependencies move forward.

Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Saturday, 26 September 2009 22:59:33 UTC

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