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Re: ISSUE-160 menuless-commands: Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:14:32 -0500
Message-ID: <4D3B2C98.60709@intertwingly.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 01/22/2011 02:00 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 19:53:05 +0100, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
> wrote:
>> 'Remove restriction on command element as part of a menu '
>>
>> Per the decision policy, at this time the chairs would like to solicit
>> volunteers to write Change Proposals.
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/160
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#escalation
>>
>> If no Change Proposals are written by February 23rd, 2011 this issue
>> will be closed without prejudice.
>>
>> Issue status link:
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-160
>
> Nobody ever got back to the question Ian raised in the bug where this
> issue originated:
>
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8673
>
> He resolved it NEEDSINFO, not WONTFIX. Why was this issue created?

Take a close look at steps 2 and 4 of the process:

http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#basic

The practical effect of raising this as an issue is that those that wish 
to pursue this issue have precisely until February 23rd to answer 
exactly the question that Ian posed, and at no time is amicable 
resolution eliminated as a possibility.

- Sam Ruby

P.S.  I suspect that the timing was motivated by the schedule:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Sep/0074.html
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