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Re: New Editorial Assistants for HTML5, HTML Microdata, and HTML Canvas 2D Context

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:59:02 -0700
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <4DC51AE2-9C1A-4F2A-9642-D26363D666CE@apple.com>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>

On Jun 24, 2011, at 10:01 AM, Aryeh Gregor wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> What specific update do you have in mind? As far as I know, the content there is up to date.
> It still says "Editors will give an initial disposition to incoming
> bugs", "When an Editor gives the initial Editor's response", "it may
> be appropriate for someone other than the Editor of the relevant draft
> to resolve the bug", etc.  There's no mention of Editorial Assistants
> -- it makes it sound like only the editor can give editor's responses.

I see. In that case, I believe it is covered by <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13003>. I'd appreciate a comment in that bug as a reminder to address that specifyc aspect.

> (Incidentally, should I replace "EDITOR'S RESPONSE" in the boilerplate
> with "EDITORIAL ASSISTANT'S RESPONSE", or leave it as-is?  I was
> changing it, but now I see "Editor's response" is a term that's
> specifically defined in the Decision Policy, so I guess I should leave
> it.)

I think leaving it as-is is better. Editorial Assistants act on behalf of the Editor.

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