[whatwg] Outdated Implementation Statuses?
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 12 17:47:06 PST 2012
On Thu, 23 Jun 2011, Etienne Levesque Guitard wrote:
> As I mentioned on http://forums.whatwg.org/bb3/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4663,
> it seems that many of the implementation statuses on the spec documents
> are outdated.
> Example: Isn't the <header> element already supported by many browsers?
> I can confirm Firefox and Chromium being able to style this element.
> Anyone has any idea on this?
On Thu, 23 Jun 2011, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> The implementation statuses are not automatically generated - they're
> updated when someone cares enough to update them. Anyone can do so,
> though it's not very discoverable. Hold down Ctrl+Alt and double-click
> the status box, and it'll pop up a login prompt. Make an account, then
> you can change the statuses however you want.
On Fri, 24 Jun 2011, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> Maybe this should be documented clearly through a "how to update" link
> on the status boxes or such?
On Fri, 24 Jun 2011, Etienne Levesque Guitard wrote:
> Except that having it not documented might be a good idea in reducing
> unwanted changes; as in only someone who's really interested will make
> the efforts of signing up to the mailing list and asking how it's done.
I made a change a few weeks ago to try to improve matters without going
too far, so now if you hover over the boxes you get an "edit" link.
Hopefully that helps a little...
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