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Re: Including the Presentation API in HTML5.2

From: Alex Danilo <adanilo@chromium.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:13:12 +1100
Message-ID: <CAGdNekS7B3Rg_s8FKhXFHf4Ges+BR9Fy68+EN-6gj03-gJeRog@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, public-secondscreen@w3.org
+1 to Steve's comment.

Alex

On 11 October 2017 at 23:10, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
wrote:

> leave it there and include a warning in the HTML5.2 spec that indicates
>> the current state of interoperability.
>
>
> is my recommendation
>
> --
>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> Current Standards Work @W3C
> <http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>
>
> On 11 October 2017 at 12:44, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hello HTML,
>>
>> We marked the Presentation API "at risk" in HTML5.2 because it is only
>> implemented in Chrome at the moment [1].
>>
>> We've since heard from Anssi Kostiainen (chair of the Second Screen WG
>> )that the Presentation API recently went into CR, and that they expect to
>> move to PR when there is a second implementation [2]. Anssi mentions that
>> if the reference to the Presentation API is dropped from the W3C HTML spec
>> it will likely mean they reference the WHAT WG version of HTML instead.
>>
>> There is an intent to commit from Firefox [3], and two issues tracking
>> progress [4] and [5], although there has been no recent activity on either.
>>
>> The question is whether we should pull the Presentation API out of
>> HTML5.2, or leave it there and include a warning in the HTML5.2 spec that
>> indicates the current state of interoperability. We've done this
>> previously, with Promise rejection handling with rejectionhandled and
>> unhandledrejection events in HTML5 1 for example [6].
>>
>> Comments from the WG would be welcome, either here or on the Github issue
>> [2]. This is the last thing we need to decide upon before we take HTML5.2
>> to PR, so prompt responses are appreciated.
>>
>> Léonie.
>> [1] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/969
>> [2] https://github.com/w3c/html/pull/1040
>> [3] https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/mozilla.dev.webapi/Rjv
>> u-cBJ1TY/r0GeiIbDAIcJ
>> [4] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1184036
>> [5] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1184073
>> [6] http://w3c.github.io/test-results/html51/implementation-report.html
>>
>> --
>> @LeonieWatson @tink@toot.cafe tink.uk carpe diem
>>
>>
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