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Re: New split-out drafts vs. modular design

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 12:38:51 +0100
To: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100111123851642305.589bed10@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Lars Gunther, Mon, 11 Jan 2010 12:09:07 +0100:
> 2010-01-11 10:28, Lachlan Hunt skrev:
>> The WHATWG has operated for years without having to adopt a formal
>> change procedure like we have here because the group is not as
>> dysfunctional this one.
> 
> Or you could say that it had a very narrow subset of all 
> HTML-stakeholders in it - and those who did not belong in that subset 
> soon learned that their ideas were shut down.
> 
> The HTML WG is perhaps "dysfunctional" by the criteria that it is 
> very much caught up in procedure and complaining, but that is looking 
> at the symptoms, not the cause. The WHAT WG culture is definately not 
> without is flaws and is one (of many) contributing factors.

+1

Btw, perhaps the MD supporters themselves could describe which effect 
they think that the WG decision w.r.t. MD should have? By this I also 
indicate that to suggest that, as a consequence, the entire HTML 5 is 
"split-out" into sub specs, is not a reasonable effect.  
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Monday, 11 January 2010 11:39:27 UTC

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