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[whatwg] several messages about HTML5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 18:56:17 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0702211854120.10795@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 21 Feb 2007, David Latapie wrote:
> > 
> > It's the first really open, collaborative community that has taken on 
> > a task of this magnitude
> 
> AFAICR from Daniel Glazman?s ParisWeb 2006 conference, before W3C, 
> IETF [HTML WG] was really open too -- problem seemed to be it was too 
> much open, but I don't know enough of Web history. So WHATWG may be 
> called the ?*second* really open, collaborative community?. Or, to 
> put it in a more optimistic light, a ??back to the origins? 
> movement.?

That's a fair point, actually. The IETF has done a good job of being open. 

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