ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination

Anne van Kesteren annevk at
Thu Sep 24 06:11:10 PDT 2009

On Thu, 24 Sep 2009 14:36:56 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys at>  
> The current WebIDL binding to ECMAScript is based on ES3... this needs  
> to more closely track to the evolution of ES, in particular it needs to  
> be updated to ES5 w.r.t the Meta Object Protocol.

Is there a more detailed comment on this available somewhere?

> In the process, we should discuss whether this work continues in the  
> W3C, is done as a joint effort with ECMA, or moves to ECMA entirely.

What is the reason for moving it away from W3C? I'd much rather have it  
there since most consumers are there too. (Another reason would be that  
the W3C has a more open process.)

Anne van Kesteren

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