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Re: The HTML5 project is a joint effort between the W3C and the WHATWG

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2008 12:24:54 +0100
Message-ID: <49293D86.2090005@gmx.de>
To: Dean Edridge <dean@dean.org.nz>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>

Dean Edridge wrote:
> That's not really an issue, and there is nothing Ian can do to stop 
> someone from sending him feedback, lots of people have his email 
> address. I do know that he prefers everything to be sent to a public 
> archive. The important thing to note here is that he doesn't discuss 
> changes to the spec privately, meaning he makes all decisions publicly.

That makes it sound as if these private conversations are indeed 
one-way. Are they, Ian?

> ...
> You don't have to argue about that feedback. Ian wont edit the spec 
> without supplying publicly archived rationale for those changes, and if 
> you don't agree with what's changed then simply ask him to explain his 
> rationale in further detail. I'm sure if you can provide new 
> evidence/feedback he'll change the spec accordingly.
> ...

Dean, I note that you apparently changed your opinion about thus by 180 
degrees since last December. Apparently your experience with the process 
was better than mine.

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 23 November 2008 11:25:36 UTC

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