On 07/29/2016 06:13 PM, Chaals McCathie Nevile wrote:
our charter expires at the end of September. I've produced a draft version of a
new charter, for people to comment on:
Feel free to raise comments as issues:
As per the change section:
Removed as deliverables:
Streams; URL; XHR1
Marked as deliverables to be taken up if incubation suggests likely success:
Background Synchronisation; Filesystem API; FindText API; HTML Import; Input
Methods; Packaging; Quota API
Given what has been happening with directory upload stuff recently, Filesystem
stuff is a bit controversial.
(Gecko and Edge implementing https://wicg.github.io/entries-api/, or something
quite similar. The draft doesn't quite follow browsers.
Entries API is a subset of what Blink has been shipping.)
But I think some way better API than the old Chrome-only API should be
implemented for Filesystem in general, and at that point also
better stuff for directory upload, *and* for directory download.
I'd consider the callback based, awkward to use Blink API a legacy thing.
I thought it is pretty much agreed that HTML Import is deprecated, or something
to not to do now.
Microdata has very wide ongoing usage, and it would be helpful to have
something clearer than the current W3C Note - which includes things that don't
work - for people to refer to. So I'm proposing to do the editing, along with
Dan Brickley from Google, and to work roughly on the basis we use in
HTML of specifying what actually works, rather than adding in what we would
So the only implementation of HTML Microdata API in browsers was removed
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=909633 because exposing the API
caused web pages to break.