[whatwg] WHAT-WG Status?

Brad Neuberg bkn3 at columbia.edu
Mon Dec 27 14:26:58 PST 2004

At 02:11 PM 12/27/2004, Ian Hickson wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, Brad Neuberg wrote:
> >
> > Another idea, which isn't appropriate for the WHAT drafts since they are
> > mostly hashed out, would be to have a bake off where people simply 
> implement
> > and submit proof of concept implementations of improved web APIs; think 
> of it
> > as an X-Prize for web APIs, where the goal is defined but the exact way to
> > achieve it is not (and no ten million dollar prize ;)
>We already have that -- many of the features in the Web Apps 1.0 draft
>were implemented in UAs before being put in the spec. (For example,
><canvas>, XMLHttpRequest, contentEditable, and the Window interface.)


>Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
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