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Re: Call for a poll of the html wg on removal of hgroup was Re: review of hgroup element prior to last call.

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 18:03:47 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTimDnnF5H=wFfOaUDVZsySc-kM3j_KoMvair1Efv@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
hi Maciej,

>Since hgroup has been in the draft for a long
>time with no significant changes, we are not going to treat this as a
>post-cutoff change that reduces consensus.

if there is broad agreement that the hgroup textshould be removed how is
that reducing consensus?


>If we have a poll on this topic, it will at best be advisory.
>Since hgroup has been in the draft for a long
>time with no significant changes, we are not going to treat this as a
>post-cutoff change that reduces consensus.

would have useful to know that the chairs will not allow the html working
group members to make any decisions of this nature in one of the earlier
emails directed at the chairs on this issue.


regards
stevef

On 1 February 2011 17:47, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> On 02/01/2011 12:33 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
>>
>> If we have a poll on this topic, it will at best be advisory. We will
>> follow the usual decision policy for hgroup. Since the bug on hgroup was
>> not filed by the October 1st cutoff, it is not eligible to be treated as
>> a pre-Last Call issue. Since hgroup has been in the draft for a long
>> time with no significant changes, we are not going to treat this as a
>> post-cutoff change that reduces consensus. I do not see anything about
>> hgroup that requires inventing a special ad-hoc process.
>>
>
> +1
>
>  Regards,
>> Maciej
>>
>
> - Sam Ruby
>



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