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Re: Process issues

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:48:54 +0100
To: "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>, "Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich" <k.scheppe@telekom.de>
Message-ID: <op.v5pp3soq64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 14:05:24 +0100, Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich  
<k.scheppe@telekom.de> wrote:
> Please lets us hear your views based on your experience.

We lack sufficient technical editors. In my experience putting constraints  
on those editors is not a good idea. No need for straitjackets. How  
documents are organized is not relevant to our mission. Sometimes you need  
a large document to tackle a complex subject (HTML or CSS), sometimes a  
smaller document is sufficient (From-Origin). You might find out at some  
point some documents need to be merged eventually to make their  
interactions more concrete (CORS + HTML fetch + From-Origin at some point  
in the future) and sometimes you decide to split something out so someone  
else can work on it (XMLHttpRequest from HTML).

The problem in my view is that there is not enough freedom. We need room  
to experiment and we will always need that, because the requirements and  
constraints evolve. The web is organic that way. The process needs to go  
out of the way and only surface for what is truly important; patent  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 14:49:25 UTC

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