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Re: CfC: publish Candidate Recommendation of Web Sockets API; deadline July 18

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:25:10 +0200
Message-ID: <4FFDC506.9010203@gmx.de>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
On 2012-07-11 15:44, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-07-11 15:11, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> Yesterday Hixie closed several of the Web Sockets bugs mentioned in the
>> e-mail below and he updated others. I think this now provides a basis to
>> determine if we have consensus to publish a Candidate Recommendation. As
>> such, this is a Call for Consensus to publish a Candidate Recommendation
>> of Web Sockets.
>> I propose the CR be based on the May 24 LC [1] plus include:
>> 1. The editorial patch for 17224 [2]
>> 2. The patch [3] to remove the TreatNonCallableAsNull qualifier for some
>> attributes. If anyone considers this change as substantive, please speak
>> up. Cameron - what's your opinion on this?
>> Additionally:
>> * 12510 - as Hixie indicated in the bug, if anyone is willing to create
>> a patch, please contact Hixie privately and please let me know of your
>> intent
>> ...
> I'll re-state that the current spec is under defined, and should not be
> published.
> As far as I can tell, the W3C team will have to tune some parts of the
> spec anyway, so why not also insert the missing links?
> (If the answer to that is: "too much work" then why do you consider that
> it's not a problem for the *audience* of the spec?)
> ...

OK; the amount of work is ~45 minutes (and probably can be automated for 
future publication cycles).

See attachments; an edited version of the current editor's draft, and 
the diffs.

Recipe: check for <span>...</span>, find the link targets in the WHATWG 
spec, find the matching targets in the W3C spec, change to <a>...</a> 
with that link target.

Observation: the spec refers to the algorithm "decoded as UTF-8, with 
error handling", which is not defined in the HTML spec.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 18:26:01 UTC

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