Re: Rescinding the DOM 2 View Recommendation?

On 8/13/11 6:19 AM, ext Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:02:56 +0200, Doug Schepers <> 
> wrote:
>> After discussion with PLH and Ian Jacobs, and I don't think it's 
>> necessary for us to go through the additional overhead of rescinding 
>> the DOM 2 View specification.
>> Instead, PLH and I support Anne's original proposal to simply update 
>> the status section of the spec to point people to the HTML5 spec.  We 
>> could add wording like:
>> [[
>> Updated definitions of the 'document' and 'defaultView' attributes 
>> are now defined by the HTML5 specification.  Other concepts in this 
>> specification may not be necessary for implementation in general user 
>> agents such as Web browsers.
>> ]]
>> I don't object to rescinding it, I simply prefer the option with the 
>> least process necessary.
> This works for me and is actually what we decided back in 2009 as 
> Working Group and back then Ian Jacobs said it was okay
> so I am glad this is acceptable again. Lets do it.

Doug - do you know of any RECs that contain such text (that we can review)?

Anne, Ms2ger - would you please propose some text we can review?

-Thanks, AB

Received on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 14:18:13 UTC