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Re: Acrobat PDF & Accessibility

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2001 14:36:14 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200112211436.fBLEaEl23159@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> George's comment: The World Wide Web *Consortium* W3C does not develop in
> secret. It is composed of member companies and organizations who all

Yes it does.  The reasons behind W3C decisions are not in the public
domain.  Mailing lists like www-html or www-svg are vechicles for non-members
to influence members, but they can be ignored and input from members is
not made public.  There are closed mailing lists, where the real 
discussion takes place.

> collectively contribute to the development of specifications. This is
> accomplished by clearly defined working group activities that are staffed by
> its membership (all those companies and organizations) who develop the

But the minutes of those working groups are not made public.

One could find many references on the public mailng lists to tbe fact that
reasons for doing things are only available to the members.
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