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Re: ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:37:22 -0400
Message-ID: <4ABBE692.50505@intertwingly.net>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 
> On Sep 24, 2009, at 2:16 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 24, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>>
>>> Any TC39 members whose employers can't join could perhaps become Invited
>>> Experts to the W3C Web Applications Working Group, if that facilitates
>>> review.
>>
>> Unfortunately, no.  See #2 and #3 below:
>>
>>  http://www.w3.org/2004/08/invexp.html
> 
> It depends on the nature of the employer, and the reason they are unable 
> to join. Historically there have been Invited Experts in W3C Working 
> Groups who are employed by such organizations as universities or small 
> start-ups. We even have some in the HTML Working Group. So it would 
> probably be more accurate to say "it depends" and that it may be subject 
> to the judgment of the W3C Team.

I've discussed the specific case with the W3C, and it is the case that 
in the judgment of the W3C Team, the answer in this specific case is no.

You, of course, are welcome to try again in the hopes of getting a 
different answer.

> Regards,
> Maciej

- Sam Ruby
Received on Thursday, 24 September 2009 21:38:04 GMT

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