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Re: [css3-color] #rrggbbaa annotation, do we need to change the process?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 15:56:14 -0700
Message-ID: <y2wdd0fbad1004071556ge366f9feie7ab5d969de9f94f@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: Eduard Pascual <herenvardo@gmail.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 3:46 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 2010-04-07 19:55 +0200, Eduard Pascual wrote:
>> 3) "Are you volunteering to...?"
>> That kind of questions are, on the best case, an euphemism. If it
>> weren't because it came from Boris, I'd take the last one even as an
>> insult.
>> Last time I checked, there are two ways to be part of the W3C process:
>> - Be an employee of a W3C member company, and have that company commit
>> your work time to contribute on the W3C work.
>> - Become an "invited expert". That quite reminds me of the times when
>> GMail was "invitational", and having a GMail account was a privilege.
>> Who "invites" people to join the W3C work? How is "expertise" measured
>> for potential invitees?
>
> As one member of the working group, I'd like to see that not be a
> problem.  We should encourage people who aren't officially members
> of the working group to help with things that need to be done.
> Then, at some level of involvement, we can deal with the
> administrative hassle of officially making somebody an invited
> expert if that needs to be done.

Agreed, since that is basically the process I went through.  ^_^  I
started as a useful contributor, and eventually just wrote the first
draft of what would become the Gradients chapter of the Images spec.
You guys invited me in to actually edit that spec at that point.  Brad
Kemper went through a similar process, basically writing the current
version of border-image.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 7 April 2010 22:57:06 GMT

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