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Re: EME FPWD CfC is closed

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 05:19:13 -0500
Message-ID: <511A1721.3080600@intertwingly.net>
To: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
CC: Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
On 02/12/2013 01:50 AM, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
> Fred Andrews:
>> The W3C are responsible for their own actions. ...  We are extending
>> them the courtesy of helping them understand the issues.
>
> I do not belong to those who think that the W3C management does not
> "understand the issues". I am convinced that the opposite is true and
> that they are fully aware that the W3C with EME is on a confrontation
> course with the Open Source community. Otherwise the policy stated in
> the "World Wide Web Consortium Process Document" would not have been
> violated (by ignoring all fundamental objections).

Having talked directly to those in the W3C who have taken this position, 
I can say that based on my reading of your statement above it appears to 
me that it is highly unlikely that you have done so yourself.

> Let me take this opportunity to point out that according to the same
> paragraph of the "World Wide Web Consortium Process Document" all
> "legitimate views and objections" by others such as "a group in another
> organization, or the general public" also have to be considered (see below).

I encourage you to bring this up in the appropriate forum.

> Cheers,
> Andreas
> ---
>
> "Consensus is a core value of W3C. To promote consensus, the W3C process
> requires Chairs to ensure that groups consider all legitimate views and
> objections, and endeavor to resolve them, whether these views and
> objections are expressed by the active participants of the group or by
> others (e.g., another W3C group, a group in another organization, or the
> general public). Decisions MAY be made during meetings (face-to-face or
> distributed) as well as through email. Note: The Director, W3C Chair,
> and COO have the role of assessing consensus within the Advisory Committee."
> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/policies.html#Consensus

- Sam Ruby
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