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RE: Remove table sorting - issue 56

From: Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:00:24 +0000
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
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I understand. Did not knew all the history of it.

>> and browser vendors have declined to implement. …

Did they give any reasons why?


From: Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
Sent: Montag, 11. April 2016 09:45
To: Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Cc: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>; HTML WG (public-html@w3.org) <public-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Remove table sorting - issue 56

On 11 April 2016 at 08:32, Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com<mailto:stefan.schnabel@sap.com>> wrote:
Instead, proposal for respective API sort mappings should be actively communicated to the browser vendors and the group should be open for discussion here.

It has been in the spec for years, and browser vendors have declined to implement. moving the spec to recommendation involves trimming unimplemented features ,as they don't meet the requirements for a rec.
I don't think its Chaals intention to bin the sorting alogorithm, but to move it out of HTML5.1 where it is not appropriately included.



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