Re: Request for revert on bug 11984

On Mon, 28 Feb 2011, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> At this time, pursuant to the enhanced Change Control policy for HTML5 
> Last Call, the Chairs are asking for a revert on the following revision:
> The revision was made based on 
> <>. Since the change 
> was made, there have been numerous objections, and Microsoft and Mozilla 
> have both indicated they do *not* plan to implement the new behavior. 
> The bug is currently reopened.
> The Chairs believe that it is reasonable to pursue the requested change 
> further, but in the meantime, we do not want this change blocking 
> progress to Last Call.

Done. I've left the bug since even with the revert the specification still 
doesn't describe a state that any browsers want to implement (in fact it 
describes a state that fewer browsers want to implement), so I'll need to 
look for a solution that better describes what browser vendors want here.

Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

Received on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 00:15:21 UTC