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

From: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:53:00 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BN3PR03MB220938AC8B708F15459117BAA46D0@BN3PR03MB2209.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
>> 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).

Following up here, this is currently behind a flag on Firefox/MS Edge and doesn't seem to be in Chrome. I'm currently not sure about Safari, any updates here. Remember that we had a tentative agreement to get this behind a flag by November of 2015 and then determine a ship timeframe that worked for all vendors.


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