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RE: [performance timeline] possible values for entryType

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:54:29 -0400
Message-ID: <1382550869.1954.78.camel@chacal>
To: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>
Cc: public-web-perf <public-web-perf@w3.org>
On Wed, 2013-10-23 at 17:34 +0000, Jatinder Mann wrote:
> > 1) Would it be valuable to have a link from this definition to a wiki page that list all the known values?
> 
> Seeing that independent specs can always add new values, I think its valuable to point to a wiki page with the latest known values. We currently only have the following known types: "navigation", "resource", "mark", "measure". Philippe, do you want to add this to a wiki page? I can update the spec to point to the wiki page.

Here is the wiki page:
 http://www.w3.org/wiki/Web_Performance/EntryType

> > 2) should we recommend vendor prefixes for user agent extensions or not?
> 
> I think it's reasonable to allow user agents to create experimental PerformanceEntry objects, e.g., GraphicsTiming or other performance metrics. Thoughts on the following text?
> 
> 4.4 Vendor Extensions
> 
> If a vendor-specific proprietary user agent extension is needed to create experimental PerformanceEntry objects, on getting the entryType IDL attribute, vendors MUST return a DOMString that uses the following convention:
> 
> [vendorprefix]-[name]
> 
> Where,
> •[vendorprefix] is a non-capitalized name that identifies the vendor,
> •[name] is a non-capitalized name given to the type of interface represent by this PerformanceEntry object,
> •and the above names are in ASCII.

Sounds good me,

Philippe
Received on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 17:54:33 UTC

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