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Re: Discussions with plh [was: Moving Forward]

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 15:32:58 -0800
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <E9248DCD-0CC7-49F2-8B1B-4EC9D474C243@apple.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>

On Feb 2, 2009, at 3:23 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> On Feb 2, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>>> = Topic 1: License =
>>> We started with the license.  In my discussions with Ian and at  
>>> Mozilla, I gathered that it was a shared understanding that by  
>>> October that the license for the W3C license would be somehow open  
>>> source friendly, and specifically that a Creative Commons  
>>> Attribution license was something that was of common and general  
>>> interest.
>>> Philippe remains highly supportive of this direction, and  
>>> indicated that it would be helpful to him if this were more than  
>>> simply a general understanding, but instead were an explicit  
>>> decision of the working group.
>>> I already know that this is the intent and desire of Ian.   
>>> Therefore, I intend to place on Thursday's agenda a request for  
>>> supporters and/or objections on this direction.  If we get a  
>>> minimum of two independent supporters and no objections by the  
>>> following Thursday, I'll inform plh of the decision.  If we don't,  
>>> I'll continue to work the issue, giving people an opportunity to  
>>> request a poll and/or I'll work with people to help them clarify  
>>> their objections.
>> I strongly agree with the license change, and I doubt there is  
>> anyone who objects. But still, I think we should follow the group  
>> decision policy which is to allow asynchronous participation. So  
>> perhaps it would be appropriate to start soliciting support and  
>> objections by email before the Thursday meeting.
> Just to be clear, what I said was (emphasis added):
>   If we get a minimum of two independent
>   supporters and no objections by the FOLLOWING Thursday

I see, I misunderstood. That sounds great.

My support for the substantive change stands.

Received on Monday, 2 February 2009 23:33:38 UTC

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