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Re: Regarding closing issues

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:37:22 -0700
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <8F40FEF6-1149-499E-9299-2B8DB0A43EE0@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Aug 12, 2009, at 12:33 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> I discussed the process for closing out some of our old issues with  
>> Sam. Sam intends to announce the process formally in the telecon  
>> announcement email, but I'm sending mail here too, for benefit of  
>> people who do not closely read the announcements.
>> ...
>
> Maybe it would be good to mention that there's a reason why we have public-html-wg-announce@w3.org 
> :
>
> "List Purpose: announcements of surveys, drafts, formal propsals,  
> and other important HTML WG business." -- <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-wg-announce/ 
> >
>
> So reading public-html but not public-html-wg-announce is exactly  
> the wrong thing to do.

Reading public-html-wg-announce messages carefully, even though they  
are usually just relatively dry telecon agendas with formulaic subject  
lines, may be the right thing to do. But I would rather reach the  
people who are not reading them carefully, than stand on principle.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 12 August 2009 07:38:03 UTC

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