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Re: +1 and argumentation style (was Re: Things in HTML that I disagree with (Was: evidence of harm))

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 21:21:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907012120580.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 1 Jul 2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> 2009/7/1 Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>:
> 
> > Assuming that decisions are made based on technical grounds and not 
> > based on popularity votes, it shouldn't matter whether a position has 
> > one person supporting it or fifteen -- the stronger position should 
> > win, regardless of the number of supporters.
> 
> who decides what is the stronger position?

I believe Tim has the ultimate authority on this at the W3C.

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