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From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2010 09:18:59 -0800
Cc: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <00AC19E3-E850-4B3E-A816-24CB52B32EEA@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Jan 24, 2010, at 9:14 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Decisions are made, true, but they should be made according to the
>> strength of arguments provided, not the fact that Ian has edit control
>> over the document.
> 
> Making decisions on the strength of arguments is not consensus.
> That's technical merit, which is something entirely different, and is
> in fact precisely how the working group works.  Ian decides what to
> put in the spec by technical merit, and when the Decision Policy is
> invoked, the Chairs decide what to do based on technical merit.
> 
>> I want to ask: which implementing company asked for this change?
>> That's all it took for this to be incorporated, one implementor asked
>> for it. I want to know which company/person specifically asked for
>> this change?
> 
> How is that possibly relevant?  I thought you just said that decisions
> should be made based on the strength of arguments.  I don't see how
> the identity of the people proposing features affects the strength of
> an argument.

This is sounding even more like process debate... please let's take that facet of the discussion elsewhere.

Discussion of the technical details of srcdoc (such as potential security benefits or lack thereof) are fine here, of course.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 24 January 2010 17:19:33 UTC

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