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Re: ISSUES 90, 91, 93, 96, 97 -- if you DON'T support these change proposals, support zero-change instead

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 12:29:20 -0400
Message-ID: <4BDB0560.5030802@intertwingly.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 04/30/2010 11:22 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Shelley Powers<shelley.just@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I was hoping to get responses such as those you've asked for.
>> I can't believe that people dislike ALL of the change proposals,
>> equally. I think that the fact that the co-chairs grouped these from
>> the beginning has left them grouped, regardless of what people think
>> about the individual items.
>> If some have less resistance than others, then I can figure out if I
>> need to strengthen my change proposals more, or consider dropping a
>> couple in order to focus on the rest.
>> With them grouped, I'm stymied as to action, because these items are
>> not the same. They are very different constructs. I don't understand
>> the same reasons being applied to ALL the items.
> The same reasons are not applied to all of them; I have no idea why
> you keep asserting this.
> The counter-proposals clearly state the reasoning behind each
> individual element, and why they're valuable.  There is then,
> additionally, a shared section listing some reasoning that is common
> to all the elements.

I've responded to Shelley's post off-list[1].  I will now ask that 
further emails on this subject be taken off-list unless they contain 
substantially new technical information.  Postings to this list 
containing brief pointers and summaries of results produced elsewhere, 
however, are fine.

> ~TJ

- Sam Ruby

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2010Apr/0029.html
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