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Re: css3-fonts: should not dictate usage policy with respect to origin

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 23:46:26 -0600
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=vFsPYjBnwCkEZ=2-zMqkOy8grsQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "liam@w3.org" <liam@w3.org>, StyleBeyondthePunchedCard <www-style@w3.org>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, "Martin J." <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
p.s. lest you accuse me of promoting such a process, please note that I have
always argued against writing such references into a spec; i am no apologist
for this behavior; but it is what it is, and it's out there, so address that
reality...

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:43 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:

> One could also argue that taking 10 years to move this spec to REC forced
> the hand of this particular industry. So it cuts both ways.
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:22 PM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com
> > wrote:
>
>>  “How is this done? By considering any form of published W3C document as
>> a PAS "publicly available specification" [1] with a persistent URL. This is
>> done regardless of the warnings in the status section.”****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> So because other organizations have deliberately chosen to ignore explicit
>> w3c disclaimers, w3c WGs are expected to deal with the consequences of those
>> decisions after the fact ? Is it any surprise that engaging in a dialogue on
>> such a basis ought to be somewhat difficult? ****
>>
>
>
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