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Re: ISSUE-119 rel-repetition: Call for Consensus to close by amicable resolution

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:22:57 -0800
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <693119E6-0322-4B04-B229-1ABEA62ABB7E@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Feb 28, 2011, at 3:50 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 01.03.2011 00:41, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> 
>> ISSUE-119 rel-repetition questions the special meaning for repeated instances of the "up" relation. However, per the recent WG decision on issue 118, the "up" relation will be removed from HTML5. This renders ISSUE-119 moot. Therefore, we would like to check for consensus on closing ISSUE-119 by amicable resolution. If you have any objections to closing ISSUE-119, please respond by Monday, March 7th.
>> ...
> 
> This sort-of leaves the question open about whether *new* link relations could have that special behavior again. Could they?
> 
> (A decision on 119 would have been a help if the question ever comes up again).

I think the Chairs would prefer to decide issues that actually affect the spec, rather than speculative issues that may affect the future. In fact, we have been pretty consistent in refusing to precommit the WG to future decisions.

Given this, do you object to closing the issue?

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 00:23:31 GMT

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