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Re: Last Call of Specification Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: 4 Flowing text and graphics

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2004 17:51:44 +0100
Message-ID: <4187BB20.4070202@expway.fr>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Nov 2004, Craig Northway wrote:
>>There was a vote as per the official W3C process. It is noted in the 
>>minutes of October 21st. I don't think that suggesting there wasn't a 
>>vote is suitable.
> 
> Oh, I didn't mean it in any sort of offensive way -- it's quite common for 
> groups not to have a formal vote for this kind of thing. For example for 
> CSS 2.1 the decision to go to last call was something along the lines of a 
> unanimous spontaneous cheer at the end of a face to face, not a vote.

FWIW we didn't have a formal vote, just a strawpoll. I'm not sure 
exactly why, I think it was basically to make sure that no one's 
objection had been drowned in the festive cheering, popping of champagne 
bottles, and victorious cries that <flowRoot> was going to replace XHTML 
and CSS for good, muahahah.

Oh, wait. Maybe that was meant to remain member-confidential.

Let's get back to the rest of the comments :)

-- 
Robin Berjon
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2004 16:52:16 UTC

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