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Re: ISSUE-133 modal-attribute - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 11:52:34 -0700
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <EEACD4A6-F0FB-4209-951F-A561319AB989@apple.com>
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>

On Jun 22, 2011, at 4:52 PM, Edward O'Connor wrote:

> Last week, I wrote:
>> I'm looking into writing a Change Proposal for ISSUE-133[] I'll let
>> the group know either way before the 25th.
> Upon reviewing the issue, I've come to the conclusion that there are
> definitely use cases for adding some kind of in-page modal feature to
> the Web platform, that we should try to address these use cases within
> the HTML5 timeframe, but that this feature, as described in the existing
> Change Proposal, should not be adopted by this group. Accordingly, I
> volunteer to write a Change Proposal for ISSUE-133.
> The first step is to gather examples from the wild, to derive
> requirements and use cases from real-world Web content. This work is
> ongoing, in public, on the WHATWG wiki:
>                  http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Dialogs
> Doing this right will take some time, and with the July 4th holiday and
> other work on my plate, I think I can have the Change Proposal in pretty
> good shape by 6 August (a 6 week extension). Chairs, would you grant
> such an extension?

Based on the discussion, the Chairs all agreed to grant the extension. Now updated here: <http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/html5/status/issue-status.html?rev=1.519#ISSUE-133>.

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