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Re: Call for Editor: URL spec

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 09:29:43 +0100
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2187BE7E-3A01-4552-818B-346A350ACEE0@hoplahup.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Could be slightly more formal?
You are speaking of "hypocrisy" but this seems like a matter of politeness, right?
Or are you actually claiming that there's a license breach?

That there are different mechanisms at WHATWG and W3C is not really new.


Le 6 nov. 2012 à 02:42, Ian Hickson a écrit :

>>> In the meantime, W3C is copying Anne's work in several specs, to
>> It seems like W3C groups copying WHATWG's work has been ongoing for 
>> several years (so I think this is "old news", especially since, AFAIU, 
>> it is permissiable, perhaps even encouraged? via the WHATWG copyright) 
>> ;-).
> In the past (and for some specs still today), it was done by the editor 
> (e.g. me), as dual-publication.
> What's "new news" now is that the W3C does this without the editor's 
> participation, and more importantly, while simultaneously decrying the 
> evils of forking specifications, and with virtually no credit to the 
> person doing the actual work.
> It's this hypocrisy that is new and notable.
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