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Re: WebIDL Spec Status

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:30:07 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA7Z200gwpAU2CcC2sw3ERwJjmMs=w3PUx04x2OFGSkSQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>
Cc: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 9:46 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com> wrote:
> There are other ways to mitigate these issues in addition to publishing every revision of a given specification.  For example, spec authors could list & support every historical terminology and fragmentation ever introduced.  We could even create some service/database to map such historical names to the new ones, explaining the difference.

I've been meaning to add a feature to Bikeshed to make it easier to
specify the "old id" for a heading/dfn that changed its id for some
reason, to help support this kind of thing.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 17:30:54 UTC

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