[whatwg] Mutation Observer arguments format

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at apple.com
Wed Mar 13 22:22:40 PDT 2013

On Mar 12, 2013, at 10:31 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Brian Kardell <bkardell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does it make sense?  Do you feel like I am hand-waving away any of your
>> concerns?  I hope not because the idea there is precisely to help address
>> concerns like these (as well as many others).
> It makes sense and is doable, but given finite resources it's on
> balance with everything else we work on. E.g. the effort I put into
> drafting a new API and figure out the details will take away time from
> improving Fetch and XMLHttpRequest. The effort Adam will put into
> implementing the change and making sure it's tested will take away
> time from him working on HTML templates. Etc.
> And that's not counting that we then have two ways of doing the same
> thing. That we need to update documentation. That it's not backwards
> compatible.

I agree with Anne and others that the proposed API change is not worth the cost we have to pay at this point in time.

- R. Niwa

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