ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination
jgraham at opera.com
Thu Sep 24 06:25:50 PDT 2009
Sam Ruby wrote:
> A concern specific to HTML5 uses WebIDL in a way that precludes
> implementation of these objects in ECMAScript (i.e., they can only be
> implemented as host objects), and an explicit goal of ECMA TC39 has been
> to reduce such. Ideally ECMA TC39 and the W3C HTML WG would jointly
> develop guidance on developing web APIs, and the W3C HTML WG would apply
> that guidance in HTML5.
> Meanwhile, I would encourage members of ECMA TC 39 who are aware of
> specific issues to open bug reports:
> And I would encourage members of the HTML WG who are interested in this
> topic to read up on the following emails (suggested by Brendan Eich):
> and the rest of that thread
> (not the transactional behavior, which is out -- just the
> interaction with Array's custom [[Put]]).
> on an "ArrayLike interface" with references to DOM docs at the bottom
> about a WebIDL float terminal value issue.
Would it be possible to summarise the known issues in an email (or on a
wiki page or something)? I read those threads and it was unclear to me
which specific points are considered outstanding problems with the
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