Intent to Deprecate and Remove SVGViewElement.viewTarget attribute

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Shanmuga

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Aug 30, 2016, 6:10:40 AM8/30/16
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Intent to Deprecate and Remove SVGViewElement.viewTarget attribute 

 

 

Primary eng (and PM) emails

shanm...@samsung.com


Summary

Deprecate and Remove SVGViewElement.viewTarget 

 

Motivation

As per SVG2.0, SVGViewElement.viewTarget is removed
 
https://github.com/w3c/svgwg/commit/c1690ae1b99aa95c648a304ec7a8f7dec46d7c83

 

Compatibility Risk

No.

UseCounter  is indicating very low usage.

 

Alternative implementation suggestion for web developers

None

 

Usage information from UseCounter

https://www.chromestatus.com/metrics/feature/timeline/popularity/1073

OWP launch tracking bug

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id= 633908

Entry on the feature dashboard

https://www.chromestatus.com/features/5665473114931200

 

Requesting approval to remove too?

Yes.  The plan is to show deprecation message now and do removal in M56

Joe Medley

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Aug 30, 2016, 10:30:25 AM8/30/16
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Philip Jägenstedt

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Aug 31, 2016, 5:32:34 AM8/31/16
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LGTM1. The viewTarget IDL attribute merely reflects the content attribute as a SVGStringList, but the content attribute doesn't do anything. So the advice to web developers is to just drop viewTarget and things will continue to work the same.

Chris Harrelson

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Aug 31, 2016, 11:01:33 AM8/31/16
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LGTM2

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Rick Byers

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Sep 1, 2016, 10:59:50 AM9/1/16
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lgtm3

Joe Medley

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Sep 9, 2016, 1:10:20 PM9/9/16
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Shanmuga,

(Or whoever knows) If deprecation is in M54, then when is removal expected?

Joe

Joe Medley | Technical Writer, Chrome DevRel | jme...@google.com | 816-678-7195
If an API's not documented it doesn't exist.

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Fredrik Söderquist

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Sep 9, 2016, 1:16:58 PM9/9/16
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On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 7:09 PM, 'Joe Medley' via blink-dev <blin...@chromium.org> wrote:
Shanmuga,

(Or whoever knows) If deprecation is in M54, then when is removal expected?

M56 (see cover letter)


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