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Re: Adding Web Intents to the Webapps WG deliverables

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 19:45:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: John J Barton <johnjbarton@johnjbarton.com>
cc: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Paul Kinlan <paulkinlan@google.com>, Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>, James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1109231944350.16440@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 22 Sep 2011, John J Barton wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> >> I don't see why. Just have a wiki page that people can list their verbs on
> >> and then point to their documentation.
> >
> > I agree here. The "standard" is sufficient for stewardship.
> 
> Why won't I create a bot that fills with wiki with a dictionary's worth 
> of verbs point to my important intent: making money on advertising? My 
> own personal single-point of control. Oh, you think your bot is faster 
> than mine? We'll see about that! Oh, the wiki domain owners stepped in? 
> Set up a committee to approve changes? Censorship! Politics! Slowness!

Changing the wiki would do nothing here, it's just documentation, and does 
not affect the implementations. So this is a non-issue.

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