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Re: Seeking status of Server-sent Events, Web Storage and Web Workers

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@visc.us>
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2010 13:19:07 -0800
Message-ID: <4CFD534B.4040503@visc.us>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 12/6/2010 1:08 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Dec 2010, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> Since Hixie is active on HTML, perhaps someone else is willing to pick
>> one of these LCs and to review the issues, bugs, diffs, etc. and propose
>> the next step . Any volunteers?
> I am responding to feedback on these specs, just not on the schedule I
> described earlier this year. (For instance, I just committed a change to
> Web Storage.) My lack of urgency on getting things to CR stems primarily
> from my disillusionment with the entire process; Web specs should just be
> continuously maintained, having snapshots on the TR/ page seems to have
> only one positive side-effect, and that's the effect on the patent policy.
> Other than that it just provides a distraction that implementors and
> authors can end up referencing instead of the more up-to-date and
> continually maintained draft.
> The drafts are actively maintained, and feedback is tracked and addressed.
> It's just not done with the goal of reaching the TR/ page, but rather with
> the goal of fostering interoperable implementations.
Static section numbers, and patent policy are quite important to the 
lawyer crowd.

I agree, it's just one positive side-effect, but it's a big one.
Received on Tuesday, 7 December 2010 10:17:14 UTC

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