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RE: META is www-html obsolete?

From: Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 18:43:17 -0000
Message-ID: <78A3602ADF54BA4EAB53F378BF55588B01F0347C@G3W0067.americas.hpqcorp.net>
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: "W3C HTML Mailing List" <www-html@w3.org>


Hi Karl,

You said:

> The list is publicly visible, you can't join without agreeing 
> to the Royalty Free policy.
As a representative of a member organization, isn't this a fait
accompli?

> Joining the list means joining 
> the HTML WG.

Yes, this is the policy for which I was requesting an explanation.
Given that representatives of member companies have agreed to the patent
policy, why are they unable to subscribe to an otherwise public list?

Best wishes,

Melinda
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Karl Dubost [mailto:karl@w3.org] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2007 8:36 PM
> To: Grant, Melinda
> Cc: W3C HTML Mailing List
> Subject: Re: META is www-html obsolete?
> 
> 
> 
> Grant, Melinda (26 oct. 2007 - 12:27) :
> > Yes, I understand the process. What I don't understand is why as an 
> > employee of a member company and a representative to other 
> W3C working 
> > groups, I am unable to subscribe to the public-html list 
> unless I join 
> > the html WG. I don't wish to join at this point; but I 
> would like to 
> > subscribe to the 'public' list. I'm wondering why that's 
> not allowed 
> > with the list in question, as it is with other public lists...?
> 
>     How to join
>     In order to carry out the Royalty Free policy,
>     joining the HTML Working Group involves more
>     than typical email subscription:
>     -- http://www.w3.org/html/wg/#join
> 
> Joining the list is an agreement on the terms of Royalty Free 
> policy.  
> The list is publicly visible, you can't join without agreeing 
> to the Royalty Free policy. Joining the list means joining 
> the HTML WG.
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/ W3C Conformance 
> Manager, QA Activity Lead
>    QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
>       *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
> 
> 
> 
> 
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