[webkit-dev] Adding <main> element to WebCore
mjs at apple.com
Thu Nov 29 22:38:16 PST 2012
I think discussing the merits of the whatwg process is probably off topic for this list.
On Nov 29, 2012, at 10:32 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Maciej,
> thanks for the clarification.
> I would suggest that if, as in this case, Hixie rejects a feature
> without convincing the WHATWG community that the data, use cases etc
> do not support the introduction of a feature, then the WHATWG process is broken.
> On 30 November 2012 06:18, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2012, at 10:00 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> maciej wrote:
>>>> The WHATWG has pretty clearly rejected the idea of the <main> element
>>> can you point to a clear rejection in any of the relevant threads on
>>> the WHATWG apart from hixies?
>>> I would suggest the WHATWG has general support for adding main, but I
>>> may not be understanding what is meant by a whatwg rejection in this
>> I mean that by the whatwg process, if Hixie says no clearly and definitively, that is the decision. I say this not to judge, just to describe what it is. This does not of course mean that everyone who participates in the WHATWG agrees.
>> The only thing I see as likely to change things in the whatwg is implementations appearing.
> with regards
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
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