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Re: The harm that can come if the W3C supports publication of competing specs

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 22:13:08 -0800
Cc: 'Aryeh Gregor' <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, 'Shelley Powers' <shelley.just@gmail.com>, 'Boris Zbarsky' <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, 'HTMLWG WG' <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <94446662-F67A-45B6-996D-C87C4617FEBE@apple.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>

On Jan 16, 2010, at 9:44 PM, John Foliot wrote:

> Aryeh Gregor wrote:
>> 
>> For what it's worth, I (the MediaWiki developer who proposed we use
>> microdata) don't really care what the W3C says.  I use the WHATWG spec
>> myself, recommend others use the WHATWG spec, and will continue to do
>> so if it diverges significantly from the W3C spec.
> 
> That has got to be the stupidest thing I've read to date on this list.

John, please let's keep it professional. I'm asking everyone who wants to participate in this thread to avoid rudeness and personal attacks.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 17 January 2010 06:13:42 GMT

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