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Re: The HTMLWG and WHATWG (Was: Default (informal) Style Sheet)

From: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 03:56:44 -0400
Message-ID: <4619F1BC.6010604@mikeschinkel.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer wrote:
>
> The issue I've seen it that one group comes to consensus, passes it 
> over to the other group, the other group starts discussion again, 
> comes to a new consensus that may be different, passes it back to the 
> first group, the first group that already reached consensus re-starts 
> discussion, comes to a different consensus, passes it over...
>
> Alternatively, one group comes to consensus, passes it over to the 
> other group saying "no changes possible, just sign off please" to 
> avoid endless loops as described before.
>
> Clearly, both approaches aren't optimal. This is an organizational 
> problem that is completely independent from whether or not the liaison 
> person between the groups or joint editor is doing a great job or not, 
> nor am I suggesting that isolation is therefore a great idea.
Well said. This was the problem that I saw.

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