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Re: EME FPWD CfC is closed

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:55:37 -0500
Message-ID: <511984F9.2030708@intertwingly.net>
To: Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com>
CC: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
The tone of both of these emails are inappropriate.  Please take this 
elsewhere.

- Sam Ruby

On 02/11/2013 06:44 PM, Fred Andrews wrote:
>
> The email that you link to, from the BBC, calls for a solution that has
> legal sanctions
> to protect it - that is people will lose their liberty and be persecuted
> over this matter.
>
> Sorry, my sympathies lie with the users and they have my support.  Your
> path is
> your choice, you live with it.
>
> cheers
> Fred
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> From: glenn@skynav.com
> Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:23:28 -0700
> To: fredandw@live.com
> CC: rubys@intertwingly.net; public-html-admin@w3.org
> Subject: Re: EME FPWD CfC is closed
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com
> <mailto:fredandw@live.com>> wrote:
>
>     The issue at hand has wider implications than most.  The discussion
>     started here, continues here, and is planned to return here.  I would
>     ask the Chairs to be tolerant in this special case.
>
>     The W3C are responsible for their own actions.  I really don't care
>     what they decide because if they support DRM then they no longer
>     matter as the good work will move elsewhere.
>
>
> You ask the chairs to be tolerant, but then condescend by claiming that
> if the W3C "support[s] DRM", then the W3C "no longer matter[s]".
>
> It is statements like this that show how out of touch some individuals
> are with respect to both W3C process and industry needs [1]. How can you
> expect a rational discussion in this context?
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-admin/2013Feb/0153.html
>
>     We are extending them the courtesy of helping them understand the
>     issues.
>
>
> So, your contribution to this thread is merely to help educate the W3C?
> Rather patronizing aren't you.
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