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Re: Moving XBL et al. forward

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 19:39:02 +0000 (UTC)
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "ext Klotz, Leigh" <Leigh.Klotz@Xerox.com>, Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1103091821530.944@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 9 Mar 2011, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> * What is the latest implementation status of the XBL2 CR [XBL2-CR] and 
> Hixie's September 2010 version [XBL-ED] (previously referred to as 
> "XBL2-cutdown")?

I'm not aware of any new developments on either front.

> * Which members of WebApps want to continue with the XML-based version 
> of XBL2 as codified in the XBL2 CR? If you are groupin this , what firm 
> commitments can you make to push the spec along the REC track? Would you 
> object to the Forms WG taking over this spec?

I have no objections to anyone continuing down such a path (the spec is 
under a Creative Commons license to allow anyone to do just that). I would 
ask that people use another name if they did, though, to avoid confusion.

> * Which members of WebApps want to continue with the non-XML version as 
> Hixie created last September? If you are in this group, what firm 
> commitments can you make to push this version along the REC track 
> (especially implementation)?
> * Should the WG pursue Dimitri Glazkov's Component Model proposal 
> [Component]? If yes, who is willing to commit to work on that spec?

I expect XBL and Dimitri's work will evolve together and eventually end up 
being features specified in the HTML spec.

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