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Re: "W3C" XHR, was Re: [admin] Draft of updated charter available for review

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:56:51 +0000
To: Jungkee Song <jungkees@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Message-ID: <33E3147152634C69BEE2B1C04A9D62B2@marcosc.com>



On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 1:48 AM, Jungkee Song wrote:

> >  
> > To be clear: I’m concerned that the last time the spec on TR was updated was in 2012. That seems like a big failure to me, specially as when you google for the spec, the on the TR comes up first. This means that most people are looking at a grossly outdated spec if they click on the first link.
> I understand your concern. Indeed, we editors should have made it clearer providing updates on the status and more importantly a new TR.
> The goal of the snapshot version of the spec is clear. It aims to standardize all widely implemented parts of the spec that are compatibly supported across major implementations in a *timely* manner. Hence the number one to-do is to enhance the pass ratio of the test suite [1] by interacting with the implementors.
> We'd planned to publish LC with the Level 1 spec [2] in a near-term after the last TPAC but the changing publication policy recommends for us to take more conservative approach in publishing LC.
> That said, it seems necessary for us to publish a WD with [2] for now before we'll get ready with the test results good enough for publishing LC.
> Any comments would be appreciated.
>  


Thanks Jungkee for the update - looking forward to seeing an updated WD on TR soon. It's good to see the progress in the test suite and that you guys have been following up there with the various browser vendors. 
Received on Friday, 24 January 2014 09:57:24 UTC

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