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Re: Resource priorities and SVG

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:56:23 -0400
Message-ID: <1383159383.2183.164.camel@chacal>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wed, 2013-10-30 at 10:37 -0700, Dirk Schulze wrote:
> On Oct 30, 2013, at 6:17 PM, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> > FYI,
> > 
> > the Web performance working group published a first draft of Resource
> > Priorities. It allows the authors to give the user agent hints on the
> > download priority of a resource.
> > 
> > Since SVG links to resources, the idea is to apply two content
> > attributes to a few SVG elements:
> >  http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-resource-priorities-20131029/
> > 
> > Feedback is welcome of course and the Web Perf group will be at TPAC in
> > case more discussion is needed.
> 
> Sadly there are a lot of interesting WGs meeting at TPAC. Will be hard to attend both.
> 
> Something that bothers me is adding new attributes to SVG elements, which are partly maintained by the CSS and SVG WG, going to FPWD without consulting any of the effected WGs prior the publication.

I understand the concern but no ill intent was meant on our part. A FPWD
is only a FPWD after all and it's not the first time web perf is
published one to gather feedback and don't pursuit it further after
that. I guess our criteria for publishing a FPWD in web perf is lower
than in CSS or SVG. We have other ideas listed at [1] but not mature
enough to justify wider review.

> At least I did not get an email from the Web Perf WG.

If you believe the proposed idea isn't sound enough, please let us know.
As I said, we'd like feedback.

Philippe

[1] http://www.w3.org/wiki/Web_Performance/Publications
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