W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > April 2007

Re: Organization Weakness Re: Proposal to Adopt HTML5

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 21:25:02 -0700
Message-Id: <0B74F394-F167-4C4E-BD79-0CF63B77DD29@apple.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>


On Apr 11, 2007, at 9:15 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:

>
> Le 12 avr. 2007 à 07:32, Ian Hickson a écrit :
>> There are far more sources of input than just these two mailing  
>> lists.
>> There's also over a dozen IRC channels that I monitor, six or so  
>> different
>> bug databases, blogs, blog comments, forums, lunch discussions,  
>> direct
>> e-mail, implementation feedback, author feedback, research, etc.
>
> There's the question of a single point of failure that would be  
> interesting to think of.
> When an organization, a project depends on the knowledge of only  
> one person, it is at risk. If something bad is happening to you  
> (big earthquake, disease, accident, etc.), the project will be  
> slowed down or stopped.
>
> It would be good to be able to track all the inputs you receive,  
> all the weblogs you have read, etc. all the thousand of emails  
> waiting in your inbox and that are not publicly archived.
> Maybe a co-editor, a tracker, or something that could make the life  
> of the project a little bit more secure.

I do think we should nominate one or more people to make sure all  
issues that are officially raised are tracked somehow, and I agree it  
would reduce our bus factor. It would help to have good software for  
this purpose. Perhaps the W3C tracker can be sufficiently enhanced.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 12 April 2007 04:25:21 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 29 September 2014 09:38:42 UTC