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Re: XHTML 2.0 Last Call process

From: Daniel Brockman <daniel@brockman.nu>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 10:31:21 +0200
Message-ID: <030301c35999$9e28acc0$64b670d5@wigwam>
To: "www-html.w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>, "J. King" <mtknight@dark-phantasy.com>

>
> On Sun, 03 Aug 2003 06:11:39 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
> wrote:
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> > I like to suggest that XHTML 2.0 is not advanced to Candidate
> > Recommendation status after Last Call but rather that the HTML WG issues
> > a second Last Call after reviewer comments have been addressed.
>
> Last means last.  Kind of silly otherwise.
>

Of course "last" tautologically means "last."  However, "Last Call" does not
necessarily mean "last."  On the contrary, blindly organizing things by the
literal meaning of a name would be silly.  Issuing two Last Calls would make
the name misleading, at worst.

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Daniel Brockman
daniel@brockman.nu
Received on Sunday, 3 August 2003 04:33:28 UTC

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