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Re: Answering the question...

From: scott lewis <sfl@scotfl.ca>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 11:56:25 -0600
To: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Cc: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <3F28C6C7-B857-46E8-99DE-E575545C3709@scotfl.ca>

On 23 Aug 2007, at 1140, John Foliot wrote:

> # [05:15] <Hixie> they are? i thought i'd not yet looked at them.
>
> [...]
>
> I challenge the editors to answer this very simple question - are  
> you *really* listening to us, or are you simply smiling and  
> nodding, and going back to your IRC channel to bash the  
> accessibility advocates once again?

You have grossly misinterpreted Ian's statement.

The Editors are but two men. There is a large amount of feedback on  
the spec sitting in the Editors' In Box[1]. The Editors are  
processing that feedback in a (roughly) FIFO manner. The headers  
issue is some ways back in the queue. When the Editors get to that  
point in the queue they will take the feedback and apply it to the spec.

All Ian was saying was that the Editors have not reached the point in  
the queue at which the headers discussion lives.

Patience is a virtue. :)


scott.

1: http://www.whatwg.org/issues/ (specifically: semantics-tables)
Received on Thursday, 23 August 2007 17:57:15 UTC

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