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Re: Rewritten ECMAScript Language Binding appendix

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 9 May 2009 20:12:42 +0200
Message-ID: <1701337248.20090509201242@w3.org>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: public-svg-wg@w3.org
On Friday, May 8, 2009, 4:26:36 AM, Cameron wrote:

CM> Cameron McCormack:
>> I’ve rewritten the ECMAScript Language Binding appendix to be a bit
>> clearer, but still without the strict conformance requirements that
>> using Web IDL would entail.

CM> A related question: why is this appendix not normative?  In the
CM> Conformance Criteria appendix, it says:

CM>   Specific criteria that apply to only Conforming Dynamic SVG Viewers:
CM>     …
CM>     * The viewer must have complete support for an ECMAScript binding of
CM>       the SVG Document Object Model [ECMA-262].

CM> Shouldn’t we be requiring a particular ECMAScript binding of the SVG DOM
CM> (i.e., the one we have in the ECMAScript Language Binding appendix)?
CM> Otherwise the tests in the test suite that use script have nothing to
CM> stand on.

I agree.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Technical Director, Interaction Domain
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Saturday, 9 May 2009 18:12:52 UTC

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