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Re: Why I don't attend the weekly teleconference (Was: Input on the agenda)

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 19:03:13 -0500
Message-ID: <643cc0270906231703v5f2ca996r60f748208c546f3b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Ian Hickson<ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Shelley Powers wrote:
>> >
>> > You already have editing rights. Just start writing. You don't have to
>> > ask anyone's permission. There is plenty of precedent for this; when a
>> > spec of sufficient quality comes up that replaces a section of the
>> > HTML5 spec, I remove the text in HTML5 and instead point (if
>> > appropriate) to the new text. This has happened with XMLHttpRequest,
>> > the Selectors API, Window (which was later remerged in), the URL
>> > parsing and resolving sections, the Content Sniffing section, and for
>> > a number of other documents that I still edit (Web Socket API, Web
>> > Socket Protocol, Web Storage, Server-sent Events, and Web Workers).
>> Still setting all the rules, eh, Ian?
> No, the above is in fact what our chair said:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009May/0169.html
> You already have editing rights. Our chair has encouraged you to start
> writing. Is there anyone else whose permission you would like?
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Unlike you and Sam, I'm not paid to waste my time writing material
that I know will be rejected.

While you're a gatekeeper I won't play the gam. I will spend my time
writing, but it will be in the nature of formal objections, which
cannot be ignored.

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