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Re: @headers issue resolved - allowing a td to be referenced by a header to be in the HTMl5 spec.

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 13:06:06 +0100
Message-ID: <48BA892E.6080108@cam.ac.uk>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> James Graham wrote:
>> ...
>> Nevertheless, for better or worse the charter puts the burden of 
>> proof on those wishing for a formal decision to be made to 
>> demonstrate that the decision is needed for progress. Is there a 
>> documented reason that this particular decision was so important that 
>> it should circumvent the usual proposal-draft-feedback-redraft cycle? 
>> We have recently seen the ...
>
> My understanding of that cycle (*) is that it implies that there's no 
> way to  get something into the spec the editor doesn't want in there. 
> That would be a problem.
The decision making process in the charter specifically documents how to 
break that cycle. The first requirement is to demonstrate that there is 
a need to do so.
Received on Sunday, 31 August 2008 12:06:51 GMT

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