[whatwg] General request regarding feature requests

Michel Fortin michel.fortin at michelf.com
Wed Nov 15 10:14:29 PST 2006

Le 15 nov. 2006 à 12:40, Ian Hickson a écrit :

> Since the volume of feature requests is only going to increase in  
> the near
> future, I'd like to request that feature requests be clear and  
> include at
> least the following information:
>  * What is the problem you are trying to solve?
>  * What is the feature you are suggesting to help solve it?
>  * What is the processing model for that feature, including error
>    handling? This should be very clear, including things such as event
>    timing if the feature involves events, how to create graphs
>    representing the data in the case of semantic proposals, etc.
>  * Why do you think browsers would implement this feature?
>  * Why do you think authors would use this feature?
>  * What evidence is there that this feature is desparately needed?

I agree, but I'm not sure how well it'll work in a mailing list.  
Wouldn't a wiki be a better place for doing this? Sometime it's hard  
for a single person to come with all this in a single email, or to  
keep track of what feature has already been discussed and still need  
more documentation.

Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at michelf.com

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