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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 10:07:02 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805151006040.12907@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > 
> > I don't have an opinion on the exact issue here, but as a general rule 
> > I recommend against making decisions based on the political status 
> > (rather than technical status) of working groups and specs. Otherwise 
> > we just end [up invoking Conway's law]
> 
> My understanding was that XHR1 is an intermediate step (documenting the 
> current state, and trying to make it more interoperable), while XHR2 
> would contain something that is really good.
> 
> If this is the case, it's totally pointless to let XHR1 have normative 
> references on something that won't be finished for a long time.

Pragmatically, why does it matter when the references are finished?

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