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Re: Proposal for Extensions to HTML4

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2003 15:17:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer <schnitz@mozquito.com>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0312061514250.16199@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer wrote:
>>>
>>> First, calling it XForms Basic when the specification itself states that
>>> it is not a subset of Xforms and the W3C already has an XForms Basic
>>> is not only misleading, but some could say pretty sleazy.
>>
>> The name is temporary and will probably change at some point. The current
>> name was a suggestion by Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer (one of the members of
>> the working group).
>
> [...] This route would result in a justified naming of "XForms Basic",
> no-one can seriously believe or expect that I alone speaking for myself
> would have any authority of issueing the name XForms Basic to a spec
> being developed outside the XForms WG and the W3C. [...]

My apologies, I did not intend to make it sound like you had "issued" the
name or that you had endorsed it in any way.

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