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

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:54:31 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJE5ia_RV7gMMMTQuEcYTXV0oTcqLA_bfMYPQzTbNdx0nNkytw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 9:11 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
>> >> My concern is not about copyright.  My concern is about passing off
>> >> Anne's work as our own.
>> >
>> > As I have pointed out above, W3C specs do not track authorship or
>> > individual
>> > contributions to the WG process. If Anne performed his work as author in
>> > the
>> > context of participating in the W3C process,
>> This premise is false.  We're discussing the work that he is currently
>> performing outside the W3C process.  Specifically, the changes noted
>> as "Merge Anne's change" in the past 11 days:
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/xhr/shortlog
> How is this different from the process being used in the HTML WG w.r.t.
> bringing WHATWG ongoing work by Ian back into the W3C draft.

I am not a member of the HTML Working Group.  Were I to be, I might
well object to the process being used there as well.

> It seems like
> whatever solution is used here to satisfy Anne's concerns should be
> coordinated with Ian and the HTML5 editor team so that we don't end up with
> two methods for acknowledgment.

That might be worth doing, but it does not remove my objection to this
working group publishing this document.

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