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Re: Feedback form on W3C HTML5 document

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:01:24 +0000 (UTC)
To: Stefan Weiss <weiss@foo.at>
cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1102140956180.28618@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 14 Feb 2011, Stefan Weiss wrote:
> I'm trying to find out if the feedback form on the current Editor's 
> Draft for HTML5 is working correctly. I am not subscribed to any of the 
> W3C or WHATWG lists (until now, that is), so I followed the suggestion 
> to leave feedback via the embedded form near the top of 
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html
> The only response I got on my submission was: "xx.xx.xx.xx (my ip 
> address) was added to the spam filter."
> Is this how the form is supposed to operate? Was my message received or 
> have I just been blocked as a spammer? In either case, a more verbose 
> reply would be helpful. I have JS disabled by default, in case that 
> makes any difference.
> For the record, and to whom the feedback may be of use, I was only 
> trying to notify the editors of a simple typo. Here's the original 
> submission (for which I apparently got blocked):

The form requires scripting enabled to filter spammers, sorry. I've 
updated the message to say that rather than mention a spam filter. (The 
message was a lie, there is no spam filter black-list. I never got around 
to implementing it.)

> Typo, section 2.7.3 (Determining the type of a resource):
> | Let position be a pointed into s, initially pointing at ...
> was (probably) intended to read
> | Let position be a pointer into s, initially pointing at ...
> The misspelled word is "pointer".

Thanks. Fixed.

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