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Re: CfC: Close ISSUE-150 code-point-verbosity by Amicable Resolution

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:05:54 -0700
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <m2zkkf4gp9.fsf@eoconnor.apple.com>
I wrote, re: ISSUE-150:

> I don't recall any other implementors stating a strong opinion either.

After revisiting the original bug[1], I see that both Anne, Aryeh, and
Henri expressed support for a format similar the one in Julian's CP for
single code points[2]. Given that some implementors did indeed express
qualified support for parts of Julian's change request, I don't plan to
pursue this specific issue further. That said, I believe we can and
should improve the Decision Policy for such cases, and I encourage WG
participants to weigh in—noting in particular bug 13263, "Issues that
have no impact on conformance requirements can consume undue time and


1. http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11124
2. There were objections from Henri to coining names for common
   character classes, a separate part of Julian's proposal. I note the
   open bug on the Decision Policy, "Sometimes Change Proposals request
   a grab bag of changes that are loosely related, but separable in
   principle," which is clearly relevant here:
3. http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13263
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