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Re: Deciding in public (Was: SVGWG SVG-in-HTML proposal)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 23:15:29 +0200
Message-ID: <48922B71.7010907@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> So it's fine for people to raise issues. The point is just that if their 
> proposal _has_ already been considered, I don't have the bandwidth to go 
> through and rehash the sometimes week-long discussions that such proposals 
> deserve to get. So sometimes I (and others) say "we've already considered 
> that, but rejected it because..." with some brief description of a 
> problem, usually the main problem, rarely the only problem, that affects 
> the proposal.
> 
> Is that unreasonable?
> ...

It's unreasonable if you say "we", but what it really means "I".

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 31 July 2008 21:16:15 UTC

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