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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 09:42:09 +0100
Message-ID: <4D6CB161.5010400@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 01.03.2011 01:22, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
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> On Feb 28, 2011, at 3:50 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
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>> On 01.03.2011 00:41, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
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>>> 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.
>>> ...
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>> This sort-of leaves the question open about whether *new* link relations could have that special behavior again. Could they?
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>> (A decision on 119 would have been a help if the question ever comes up again).
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> 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.
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> Given this, do you object to closing the issue?
>
> Regards,
> Maciej

No,

but I *will* remind you and Aryeh about the hours we already spent 
debating this when a similar issue comes up again :-)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 08:42:56 GMT

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