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Re: CfC: publish WD of XHR; deadline November 29

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:09:34 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJE5ia_EViR2MUgtqydYdisZeAkR96mCS6iD2jvhyC+AB+v-TA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/22/2012 02:01 PM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> TheXHR Editors  would  like to publish a new WD of XHR and this is a
>> Call for  Consensus to do so using the following ED (not yet using the
>> WD template) as the basis
>> <http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/xhr/raw-file/tip/Overview.html>.
>> Agreement to this proposal: a) indicates support for publishing a new
>> WD; and b) does not necessarily indicate support of the contents of the
>> WD.
>> If you have any comments or concerns about this proposal, please reply
>> to this e-mail by December 29 at the latest.
>> Positive response to this CfC is preferred and encouraged and silence
>> will be assumed to mean agreement with the proposal.
> I object unless the draft contains a clear pointer to the canonical spec on
> whatwg.org.

I agree.  The W3C should not be in the business of plagiarizing the
work of others.

plagiarism. n. The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and
passing them off as one's own.

The Status of this Document section should state clearly that this
document is not an original work of authorship of the W3C.  Instead,
the document should clearly state that it is based in part (or in
whole) on the WHATWG version.  I don't have a problem with the W3C
attaching its copyright and license to the document.  I do have a
problem with plagiarism.

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