Brendan Eich brendan at
Sun Aug 17 18:47:22 PDT 2008

On Aug 17, 2008, at 4:56 PM, Peter Michaux wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 1:53 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at>  
> wrote:
> [snip]
>> But it is very late in the day to be adding to 3.1, if it's to be
>> interoperably implemented and finalized by next spring.
> Is there any indication that Microsoft will have 3.1 implemented by
> next spring and will auto-upgrade popular versions of their browser?

The interoperable implementations are necessarily draft-spec-based,  
so open-source nightly builds or at most beta releases. No one said  
anything about auto-upgrading to have support for a spec not yet  
finalized and sent to ISO.

Anyway, for Microsoft's plans you'll have to ask Microsoft. "Why are  
you telling me?" ;-)


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