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Re: HTML5 For Authors

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 02:12:38 -0600
Message-ID: <474539F6.1090805@w3.org>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Karl Dubost wrote:
>> I'm not anymore the staff contact of HTML WG. Mike is.
> 
> I know.  I already spoke to him about it on IRC earlier and he didn't 
> express any concerns about me doing it.
> 
>> It is more the WG to decide and maybe part of the Web designers 
>> community than me.
> 
> I realise that, but getting a straight answer out of 500 people is a lot 
> more difficult than just asking the WG Chair.  Given that this authoring 
> document has been discussed for a few months now, and no-one has put 
> forward any sort of solid proposal yet, it seems the best approach now 
> is for someone to just make a start and see how it goes.

Quite.

> What I could do is check in what I have into CVS, mail the list and say 
> this is the proposal and see what people think.

*a* proposal.

>  If people don't like it 
> or, if at any time, the group doesn't want me to continue as the editor 
> (or co-editor, if someone else volunteers as well), I'd be willing to 
> step down.

Everyone in the WG has my permission and encouragement to work
on "HTML 5 for Authors" documents.

But let's not talk of "the editor" nor "the proposal"
until some momentum develops, please.



-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 22 November 2007 08:12:35 GMT

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