[webkit-dev] Extra review requirement for web-facing API? (Was: Re: Spellcheck API for WebKit)

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Wed Jun 22 11:38:56 PDT 2011

I think it's better for our reviewers to review only things they're
comfortable with.

We could also teach bots (like the style-bot) to complain when seeing new API.

I'd rather not add another layer of process.


On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser at apple.com>
> wrote:
>> Thank you, Adam.
>> Given this fiasco, I'm temped to propose that we require two levels of
>> review for new web-facing API.
> That sounds reasonable.  But adding, say, new CSS property or supporting new
> event that has been implemented by other browsers do not seem that risky.
>  So maybe only "new" in the sense of it hasn't been implemented by other
> major browsers?
> - Ryosuke
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