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New Features Awaiting Implementation Interest

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There are features that have been requested, but for which we are lacking implementor interest. Without two or more vendors interested in implementing the feature, they are unlikely to get added to the specs.

Feature Interest indicated by... Comments
Mozilla (Firefox) Opera Microsoft (IE) Apple (Safari) Google (Chrome) Others
Progress events on <img> elements Jonas Sicking Dean Jackson Will likely be added soon
Cross-origin seamless iframes Boris Zbarsky Adam Barth Pending input on this thread
Canvas: isPointInStroke Jeff Muizelaar
Canvas: fillRule Chris Jones
HTMLCanvasElement.printCallback API Julian Viereck
Metadata API for media elements Ralph Giles Also needs a spec for the metadata schema
Adding defer/async to inline scripts Jonas Sicking
<meta name="referrer"> Adam Barth
A method to trigger autofill Elliott Sprehn, Peter Kasting
Prerendering APIs Gavin Peters
<template> (bug) Rafael Weinstein
APIs for 'palpable' content (at the bottom) Ojan Vofai
Some way to add files to <input type=file> Nico Weber
Appcache: More detail in error events Michael Nordman
Making drawImage() have a mode to clamp at source rectangle Justin Novosad
The <menu> feature with many elements providing commands Need feedback: 1 2
Appcache: Interceptor Worker Needs use cases as well
Canvas: Stroke alignment
Canvas: control over when shadows paint
<img srcset>: a mechanism to enable adaptive images
video source material metrics (e.g. frame rate for fixed-frame-rate video data)
Exception object as fifth argument to onerror zcorpan?
Cross-origin workers Travis Leithead? Ojan Vafai
Deferring <img> loads until the image is needed

See also: Who to ask about stuff