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RE: ACTION-515 and ACTION-516: Publishing John Kemp's TAG work on security

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 16:08:30 -0700
To: "'Noah Mendelsohn'" <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "'John Kemp'" <john@jkemp.net>
Cc: "'Larry Masinter'" <LMM@acm.org>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <035d01cc1d8c$29e62f80$7db28e80$@gmail.com>
What I would like to do would be coordinate TAG work on web security
with the work of the W3C Security activity as well as the IETF websec
working group.

I'm willing to help facilitate that coordination if you agree.


-----Original Message-----
From: Noah Mendelsohn [mailto:nrm@arcanedomain.com] 
Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2011 7:41 AM
To: John Kemp
Cc: Larry Masinter; www-tag@w3.org
Subject: Re: ACTION-515 and ACTION-516: Publishing John Kemp's TAG
work on security

John Kemp wrote:

 > Speaking personally, I actually did some more work
 > in attempting to address comments on the document
 > from the F2F, but because I didn't see any telco
 > agenda item, or generally know what I should/can
 > do given that I'm no longer on the TAG, my work
 > has tailed off to the point where I await
 > instruction from the group as to what the point of
 > my work should be. I believe that any work on
 > security should form part of an ongoing TAG
 > activity. I am willing to aid that activity by
 > continuing to write about security on the Web, but
 > I'd need someone on the TAG to ensure that the TAG
 > continues to have interest in that work. If no
 > such interest is present, I will continue to
 > occasionally publish Web security items on my blog
 > from time to time.

John, thank you, and please accept my apologies. I should have been
that your contributions are always both welcome and appreciated.
Except for 
the fact that you no longer get a formal vote in setting priorities
directions for the group, you should always feel free and indeed
both to move things forward when you can, and to be proactive in
me and the group to make suggestions for what you feel we should do
(as any 
member of the public can), or to discuss how you can contribute should
wish to.

In this case, given where the actions have been assigned, I suggest
you work with Larry (ACTION-515) and me to prepare for the upcoming
suggestions on how we might best move forward, both with the writing
have started and with broader TAG efforts relating to security. Of
there's no obligation on your part, but anything you can do is
accepted. Indeed, if you have the time and inclination, you are
welcome to 
join us in person for discussions of security or anything else that
may be 
of interest. Just let me know in time to have Amy include you in the

Thank you!

Received on Saturday, 28 May 2011 23:09:03 UTC

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