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

From: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2004 08:23:21 +1100
Message-ID: <4187FAC9.1010006@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: www-svg@w3.org


Robin Berjon wrote:

> 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.

Yeah, my mistake sorry.

> Oh, wait. Maybe that was meant to remain member-confidential.
> Let's get back to the rest of the comments :)

I agree.

Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2004 21:23:53 UTC

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