[webkit-dev] Filling the features.json files

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Thu Apr 9 13:01:59 PDT 2015

On 4/8/15 10:41 PM, Daryle Walker wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2015, at 6:45 PM, Benjamin Poulain <benjamin at webkit.org> wrote:
>> On 4/8/15 12:01 PM, Bem Jones-Bey wrote:
>>> On 4/7/15, 21:09, "Benjamin Poulain" <benjamin at webkit.org> wrote:
>>>> The only mandatory fields are "name" and "status".
>>> What are the valid values for the “status” field, and what is the criteria for a feature to be classified under each value?
>> -"enabled-by-default" tells if the feature is in WebKit nightly.
>> -"status" is free text, it will be shown as it is.
>> -"shipped" is the list of the first release versions shipping the feature.
> Add, at least eventually, a “retired” column for the release version that dropped the feature. Maybe include a list of newer features that (at least partially) replace it. (An empty list would mean no replacement, or none yet.)

Yep, that's a good point, Shared workers is a good example of such case.

>> For the status text, I have not made up any rule yet. I used:
>> -"Done": fully functional, maybe some minor bugs left.
>> -"Prototyping": proof of concept kind of work.
>> -"In Development": anything in between the other two. Even something that barely work can use this.
>> Outside status, you can also add "comment" if you want to clarify something, want feedback, etc.
>> Daryle Walker
> Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
> darylew AT mac DOT com

More information about the webkit-dev mailing list