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Re: HTML5 design philosophy disconnect

From: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 13:50:01 -0800
Message-ID: <CABNRm62JSZa=AuRPRcFZkSAaxK5sCM5DLrnJk2Uoq1cF_4pCSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:
>  > Just because something is in the spec doesn't mean all UAs get it right.
> I am well aware of this, it would be good for developers and users, if
> features that have been in the language for an extended period have
> their lack of implementation acknowledged.
> > If some UA doesn't support a particular feature and it's important for
> you,
> > then please contact the vendor. WebKit is open sourced and we welcome
> > almost anyone to file bugs. I'm sure other vendors would love to get
> > feedback
> > from users and authors as well.
> I do so on a regular basis, here is the bug i filed on this issue for
> chrome, back in Feb 2011.
> http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=71933

In the grand scheme of things, 11 months is a very short period of time in
the UA development cycle. We have serious bugs/issues that haven't been
worked on for 3-5 years despite of the repeated complaints from users and
developers. If you're so inclined, we welcome your patch.

- Ryosuke
Received on Friday, 6 January 2012 21:50:50 UTC

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