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RE: [css3-images] paint sources

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:53:00 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178290344771F@TK5EX14MBXC295.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[Tab Atkins Jr.:]
> 
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 6:57 AM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> > [Daniel Glazman:]
> >> Le 28/02/12 01:06, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> >>
> >> > No.  I won't get into the differences between "never freezes" and
> >> > "never stabilizes", but the HTMLWG version of the spec does not
> >> > have CSSElementMap in it, so I'm actually *unable* to use it as a
> >> > reference here.
> >>
> >> This is far more complex than just "B version has it and not A".
> >> It's also a question of patent policy. It's a question of normatively
> >> referencing a document having no patent policy, and sorry Tab, but
> >> there won't be only engineers in the loop on that question, I'm
> afraid...
> >>
> > I am afraid Daniel is right. While this may appear the quickest way to
> > dispose of this comment it could also turn into the fastest route to
> > an objection. Getting the issue fixed in the W3C version of HTML would
> > be the preferred way to go. (Yes, I know, no fun). Or finding another
> > way to resolve the issue.
> 
> Are you planning to object to it?  Are you aware of anyone else's plans to
> object to it?
> 
I know of members who care about normative requirements being covered by a
patent policy, yes. And we are one of them. 

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