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Re: lack of consensus in HTML WG decisions

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 13:03:09 +0200
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1308222189.2272.14.camel@shuttle>
On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 13:33 -0400, Sam Ruby wrote:
> On 06/15/2011 12:48 PM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> > Hi Sam,
> > Bijan Parsia has commented on my recent post that
> >
> > "the current HTMLWG has made these decisions based on consensus is
> > pretty easy to show false"
> >
> > I asked him to elucidate and he did
> > http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2011/06/html5-accessibility-chops-conflicting-advice-and-requirements/comment-page-1/#comment-14653
> >
> > I can understand if you are not interested in commenting on this, but
> > would be interested to hear your thoughts
> 
> We have forks over items over which there was no objections:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Jun/0000.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Mar/0132.html

You don't seem to be replying (in a clear way at least) to Bijan's
point. The point being that evidently there isn't consensus but the lack
of consensus doesn't manifest through W3C procedures.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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