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Make the TAG self-selected/elected? [Was: Re: TAG productivity, elections, and httpRange-14]

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 08:22:23 -0400
Message-ID: <4F969AFF.3030605@nokia.com>
To: ext Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 4/24/12 6:08 AM, ext Robin Berjon wrote:
> The current election process means that the primary factor in winning 
> is name recognition. That's just daft. It gives an inordinate 
> advantage to people who've been visible to the AC for a long time 
> (such as myself) and doesn't make it possible for someone less known 
> to the AC but with strong proposals to run on their ideas about Web 
> architecture.

Perhaps the TAG would be composed of more useful participants if its 
members were self-selected/elected i.e. anyone can be a member of the TAG?

(I think that would be more consistent with IETF groups but I'm not 
positive on that.)

-AB
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