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

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 20:49:46 +0300
Cc: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6AAB67D0-1D61-4A5B-BA23-6B4DE819E2C4@iki.fi>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Aug 31, 2008, at 15:15, Julian Reschke wrote:

> James Graham wrote:
>> ...
>> 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.
>> ...
> I think it was pretty clear that there was a need to.
> The discussion had been going on for a long time, and there was no  
> visible progress on it. So it appears to me that the chairs were  
> right in trying to get progress on this issue.

The cycle can take up to two years. This year, Hixie has responded to  
email I sent in 2006.

Why does this particular issue need special fast-tracking? Is not fast- 
tracking it blocking an implementor?

Henri Sivonen
Received on Sunday, 31 August 2008 18:16:36 UTC

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