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Re: Moving forward? (issue tracking, spec review, shaping email discussions)

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 10:59:08 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0705300859r1596f876odbc16e5e3de0ba0b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells" <Disgusted@royal-tunbridge-wells.org>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On 5/30/07, Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells
<Disgusted@royal-tunbridge-wells.org> wrote:

> I also believe that
> we need a formal mechanism whereby a member can register
> formal dissent with one or more of the agreed principles,
> and that an escalation procedure should be put in place
> whereby the W3C itself reviews any areas of dissent and
> affords them due weight before deciding to adopt, reject,
> or refer for reconsideration, the recommendations
> of the group.

Consensus is a core value of W3C. And it looks like mechanisms are in place:

http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/policies#Consensus

Laura
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Laura L. Carlson
Information Technology Systems and Services
University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN U.S.A. 55812-3009
http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign/
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