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Re: CfC: publish FPWD of Fullscreen spec; deadline May 24

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:24:55 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78g65WBs+EJ_kFmcdkuTRM9HyhCDquE7u5AObJfFXXU__A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 12:05 AM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I don't think people who don't live in WHATWG/W3C mailing lists
> and/or make browsers for a living can read a document like this one -
> or, say, CORS - and hope to figure
> out what problems they are/aren't trying to solve. (I'm not sure
> they're even that obvious for people who do....)

I don't really see how this is a helpful contribution. I fully realize
everything is not as good as it can be (and you know I do), but we
have limited resources and many problems worth solving. If you know
someone that can do a better job on CORS or Fullscreen please by all
means have them do it.

I put my time into documenting the platform in a detail I hope is
sufficient for implementors to reach interoperable implementations
which helps reducing site compatibility issues and developer
frustration. I certainly compromise on non-normative material, because
there are so many parts not documented well.

Anne — Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 21 June 2012 09:25:32 UTC

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