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Re: Moratorium on the spec-splitting discussion

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 17:57:22 -0800
Message-ID: <497FBB82.5030105@sicking.cc>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Sam Ruby wrote:
> Michael(tm) Smith wrote on 11/25/2008 02:48:02 AM:
>  >
>  > Speaking in my official position as one of the current co-chairs
>  > for the group, I'd like to ask that we all agree to a voluntary
>  > moratorium for the time being on further discussion about if/how
>  > the existing HTML5 draft should be split into separate specs.
>  >
>  > I think it's been useful to have a discussion about it, but we are
>  > now at a point in the discussion where there really is not much
>  > new information being put forward. So I think at this point, Chris
>  > Wilson and I need to take a look at the record of the discussion
>  > and make a decision about how best to work further with the group
>  > on getting a resolution to the discussion.
>  >
>  > So please refrain for the time being from posting further messages
>  > to the list on the spec-splitting topic. That includes follow-ups
>  > or replies to other messages. For those cases, you are of course
>  > free to post replies off-list, including to me directly if it's
>  > something you want me to read. I just ask that you don't post them
>  > to the list for now.
> 
> Speaking in my official position as one of the current co-chairs for the 
> group, and after consultation with Chris Wilson, we would like to now 
> reduce the scope this moratorium to only apply to the public-html 
> mailing list.  Which means that effective immediately, those that wish 
> to continue this discussion are welcome to do so on www-archive@w3.org.

What is the purpose of not having the discussion here? I'm not really 
very exited to join the www-archive list in order follow discussions 
regarding the HTML5 spec(s).

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 28 January 2009 01:58:04 GMT

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