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Re: XHTML 2 Issue handling

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 20:36:07 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <d758bh$l1i$1@sea.gmane.org>

"Shane McCarron" <shane@aptest.com> wrote in message 
> However, those responses are almost always sent privately - not to these 
> forums.  This process, and the way this Working Group handles public 
> comments, substantially predates the process documents to which Bjoern 
> refers.

Could you please point me to the location of the archive of these responses? 
Issues which I may have agreed with, but not raised as they had previously 
been raised may actually be already addressed, it would useful to see the 

> This can cause it to take much longer to respond to the issue, and can 
> also make it difficult to respond with specifics to individual 
> submissions - the resolutions become co-mingled.

I am sure you can respond to each reviewer with a substantially identical 
response, even that is much better than no-response at all.  If the above 
applies to any of my issues, can you please respond to me, as currently it 
appears I've just had no response at all, I do not want to suddenly have a 
Last Call, and find I'm having to re-raise and clarify issues that I thought 
were raised in a timely manner, but the WG felt had been addressed but never 
actually informed me.

> To that end, I have subscribed to this discussion list, and will attempt 
> to participate actively as the XHTML 2 documents move forward.

I find it very disappointing that you'd decided not to previously, despite 
the strong encouragement of the WG Charter.   I am of course glad you're 
finally here though.  Perhaps we might see issues addressed in quicker than 
20 months now.


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