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Re: DAA departing & moving forward

From: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:59:03 -0400
Message-ID: <52386027.3080501@w3.org>
To: Walter van Holst <walter.van.holst@xs4all.nl>
CC: public-tracking@w3.org
On 9/17/2013 9:52 AM, Walter van Holst wrote:
> On 2013-09-17 15:16, Peter Swire wrote:
>
>> Going forward, there are cogent reasons for stakeholders to continue
>> to work, inside and outside of W3C, to develop standards and good
>> practices for commercial privacy on the Internet.
>>
>> We knew coming in that this was a hard problem. It remains a hard
>> problem. The procedures at W3C this summer are not the reason that it
>> became hard.
>
> Dear Peter,
>
> This indeed pretty much sums up the situation. As far as I am 
> concerned that while there is some blame to be passed around, the 
> biggest obstacle has been the (perceived) lack of common ground 
> between the various stakeholders.
>
> I still have some hope for a meaningful standard, but it has been 
> greatly diminished in the last year. Let's see what we can salvage.

+1 Walter to your hope.  I believe that the Chair's new plan should move 
us in that direction.  Meanwhile, we look forward to getting everyone's 
input in the WG poll.

>
> Regards,
>
> Walter
>
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