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Re: [css-text] Control Characters Roll Call on implementation

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:54:07 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAaW2ptrWwVoNoEKsmCi5Q5832dr4BycMB5HV+XV0EJ+A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 12:48 AM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21/9/15 18:49, fantasai wrote:
>> On 09/21/2015 11:54 AM, Greg Whitworth wrote:
>>> It's fine if they ship on stable, but they should still be behind
>>> a flag that is off by default. We need to ensure there is little
>>> to no substantial compat risk,  and then ship with it on by default
>>> in stable builds after giving web developers the heads up of the
>>> breaking change (we're thinking late 2016).
>>
>>
>> If Chrome and Firefox are comfortable doing a coordinated release
>> in December, I don't think we need to hold them back. If they're not,
>> we can of course go with a longer timeline to loop in Microsoft and
>> Apple.
>
> Tab: can we get an update on the Chrome team's plans here, please? As of
> now, we're on track to ship this (i.e. ON-by-default) in Firefox on the
> release channel in December; but will put it back behind an OFF-by-default
> flag if the longer timeline is preferred.

I just talked to our implementor - the plan right now is for it to
ship in Chrome 47 (early Dec) flagged off, then flag on in 48
(mid-Jan).

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 23:54:54 UTC

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