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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 09:32:45 -0400
Message-ID: <68fba5c50705310632l2396af50u710a6be87d729e92@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Paul Hoffman" <phoffman@imc.org>
Cc: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Eliot Lear" <lear@cisco.com>, "Apps Discuss" <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On 5/30/07, Paul Hoffman <phoffman@imc.org> wrote:
> If the effort for the two are temporally linked (they have to be done
> at the same time), and there will be a lot of overlap in the groups
> working on the two (that is, HTTP implementers and HTTP weenies are
> needed for both efforts), having two WGs seems like a waste of
> resources.

I don't think this follows. Personally, I don't want to participate in
the group working on 2617 until it's clear that it isn't yet another
list full of bombast about "trust", "identity", "federation", and a
bunch of other jargon that never amounts to anything technically
feasible. I don't think there is a good economic argument for bringing
that noise over here, where I definitely do want to participate.


Robert Sayre

"I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time."
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2007 13:33:02 UTC

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