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Re: CfC: Candidate Recommendation of XMLHttpRequest; deadline July 13

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 22:36:28 +0200
To: art.barstow@nokia.com, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vfjku2powxe0ny@widsith.local>
On Wed, 07 Jul 2010 21:00:06 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  

> I support this publication.

So does Opera


> On Jul 6, 2010, at 7:19 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> Anne has now integrated the CR's exit criteria and text about security  
>> considerations into the version proposed for CR:
>> [[
>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/#crec
>> Candidate Recommendation Exit Criteria
>> To exit the Candidate Recommendation (CR) stage the following criteria  
>> must have been met:
>>   1. There will be at least two interoperable implementations passing  
>> all test cases in the test suite for this specification. An  
>> implementation is to be available (i.e. for download), shipping (i.e.  
>> not private), and not experimental (i.e. intended for a wide audience).  
>> The working group will decide when the test suite is of sufficient  
>> quality to test interoperability.
>>   2. A minimum of six months of the CR stage will have elapsed. This is  
>> to ensure that enough time is given for any remaining major errors to  
>> be caught. The CR period will be extended if implementations are slow  
>> to appear.
>>   3. Text, which can be in a separate document, exists that explains  
>> the security considerations for this specification. This may be done in  
>> a generic manner as they are most likely applicable to various APIs.  
>> The working group will decide whether the text is of sufficient quality.
>> An update to this draft will point to the test suite.
>> ]]
>> As such, the comment period for this Call for Consensus is extended to  
>> July 13.
>> As with all of our CfCs, positive response is preferred and encouraged  
>> and silence will be assumed to be assent.
>> -Art Barstow
>> On 6/15/10 1:03 PM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>>> This is a Call for Consensus to publish a Candidate Recommendation of
>>> XMLHttpRequest:
>>>    http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/
>>> The comment period for the 19 November 2009 LCWD of XHR [LC] ended 16
>>> December 2009 and the disposition of comments for this LCWD is:
>>>    http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/disposition-of-comments-3
>>> During this CfC review period, Anne and Thomas agreed to work on the
>>> Security Considerations issue and others are welcome to contribute.
>>> A test suite has not been agreed by the Working Group, and will not be
>>> required for the CR to be published. However, agreeing on a test suite
>>> will be part of the work we will do before this spec can move further
>>> than CR.
>>> The Editor's Draft does not yet include CR exit criteria. I would  
>>> expect
>>> the criteria to be similar to our previous CRs i.e. require a thorough
>>> test suite and at least two implementations that pass all tests. (We  
>>> can
>>> discuss the criteria separately.)
>>> This CfC satisfies: a) the group's requirement to "record the group's
>>> decision to request advancement" to CR; and b) "General Requirements  
>>> for
>>> Advancement on the Recommendation Track" as defined in the Process  
>>> Document:
>>>    http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#transition-reqs
>>> As with all of our CfCs, positive response is preferred and encouraged
>>> and silence will be assumed to be assent. The deadline for comments is
>>> June 30.
>>> -Art Barstow
>>> [LC] http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-XMLHttpRequest-20091119/

Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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