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Re: Process calls, and the way we work, and (no) meeting this week

From: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:48:33 -0500
To: tink@tink.uk, David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2fbbf72b-9976-10f1-9283-c600f2bc6107@w3.org>

On 12/19/2018 11:22 AM, Léonie Watson wrote:
> On 18/12/2018 21:48, David Singer wrote:
>>> On Dec 18, 2018, at 6:13 , Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:
>>>> I agree, the focus on interesting and significant issues problem 
>>>> remains. But that’s almost the nature of standards work, as Chaals 
>>>> points out — people work on what they are motivated to work on. 
>>>> It’s hard to change that. We can’t *tell* people to do anything.
>>> True. Is there any way to give the priority issues more oxygen in/on 
>>> calls than non-priority issues perhaps?
>> They are always the first things on the agenda; and sometimes we note 
>> that no progress has been made, and move on…
>> we make sure that someone is assigned to them; we ask what the next 
>> steps are; what else can be done?
> Probably not much else. I take it there were no constructive 
> suggestions from the critics?

Well I did suggest assigning each priority task to a volunteer that 
feels passionate about driving it.  Then they can form a team of 
interested parties to develop their task.

>> David Singer
>> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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