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FW: ISSUE-41: extensibility change proposal advocates

From: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 22:13:15 +0000
To: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
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FYI.

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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-----Original Message-----
From: Sam Ruby [mailto:rubys@intertwingly.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 3:49 PM
To: Paul Cotton
Cc: public-html@w3.org; Maciej Stachowiak
Subject: Re: ISSUE-41: extensibility change proposal advocates

On 08/04/2010 01:20 PM, Paul Cotton wrote:
> The HTML WG Chairs are evaluating the status of the current five
> different ISSUE-41: extensibility change proposals.  See:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-041
>
> Before the Chairs issue a survey on this issue we would like to
> ensure that there is AT LEAST one "advocate" in the WG for each of
> the five change proposals.  If there are NO advocates for one or more
> of the proposals then the Chairs propose to drop that change proposal
> from the eventual WG survey on Issue-41 since we believe that will
> greatly simplify the survey and the results processing.
>
> Please reply to this email if you are an advocate FOR one or more of
> the following change proposals with a clear indication of which
> proposal(s) you support:

Reviewing the responses, to date we have only seen responses advocating 
change proposals 3-5 below.  If we missed an email, let us know.  For 
now, we are proceeding under the assumption that there are only 3 "live" 
proposals.

Note: in the case where there were more than one person advocating a 
solution, I elected to only include a reference to the first such 
advocate received.

> 1. Change Proposal: "Proposal X", Registered XML-Style Namespace
> Prefixes
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/fixedprefixlikexml

None

> 2. Change Proposal: "Proposal Y", Hyphen-Separated Vendor-Prefixed
> Attributes
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/fixedprefixsimple

None

> 3. Change Proposal: XML-style namespaces with some naming
> restrictions.
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/html:xmlns

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Aug/0058.html

> 4. Change Proposal: Generalize the mechanism used for SVG and MathML
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/extensionslikesvg

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Aug/0063.html

> 5. Change Proposal: There is no problem and the proposed remedy is to
> change nothing
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2010Mar/0030.html

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Aug/0053.html

> If someone else advocates for a proposal you support there is NO need
> to respond since we are looking for AT LEAST one "advocate".  This is
> NOT an attempt to poll the WG on which change proposal is the most
> popular.
>
> This request for input closes on Fri Aug 13 at midnight ET.
>
> /paulc
>
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E
> 6A3 Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329

- Sam Ruby
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