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Re: Request for revert on bug 11984

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 00:14:52 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1103010012170.1298@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
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:
> http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=5835&to=5836
> The revision was made based on 
> <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11984>. 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.

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