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[Bug 12029] Define a process for "particularly exceptional circumstances"

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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12029

--- Comment #10 from Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> 2011-02-17 13:51:06 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #9)

Generally +1

> Thus, the Chairs propose that during the current pre-LC period, and during Last
> Call, feature additions or removals should only be done with sufficient prior
> notice to the group, in the form of a bug. 

If we can trust people to operate in good faith, I am OK with us not
elaborating on this further, as long as it is widely understood that the
following proposal does not constitute "sufficient prior notice":

http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20110211#l-1532

> We are not making bug filing
> mandatory for editorial changes or even technical changes that correct an
> error.

I'd like the bar a little higher than that: I suggest that any change that
affects an approved test case requires sufficient prior notice to the group.

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