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Re: The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 11:56:02 -0500
Message-ID: <CADC=+jeSdnsueUV0dP+cUKn2WLZYgRaRQAYJTj3prM3mLG4wDA@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Cc: public-microxml@w3.org, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>, Stephen D Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com>
On Nov 19, 2012 11:41 AM, "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
>
> Stephen D Green scripsit:
>
> > OK, but it rather depends what "accepts... as a work item" means.
> > >From WG public list / meeting minutes it looks like there is some
> > reservation in WG about committing to working on the specs:
>
> Yes, there is.  But "committing to working on the specs", as you have it,
> and "accepting [MicroXML] as a work item" are the same thing.  The WG has
> not yet done that.  If they do, the spec will be out of the CG's hands;
> if not, it won't.  The purpose at this time is simply to see if anyone
> on the CG is unalterably opposed to the *possibility* of WG takeup,
> and it doesn't seem so.
>
> --
> The first thing you learn in a lawin' family    John Cowan
> is that there ain't no definite answers         cowan@ccil.org
> to anything.  --Calpurnia in To Kill A Mockingbird
>

For my own curiosity mainly, what benefit really comes from moving this to
a normal wg at this stage?
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