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Re: TAG response to your comments on "Issues of concern to the TAG"

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 08:29:42 +0000
Message-ID: <4F4355F6.6030203@ninebynine.org>
To: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
CC: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On 20/02/2012 22:42, Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
>> Among many other important concerns, the impact on the W3C
>> specifications level needs to be assessed."
>
> We agree. We expect that individual working groups should take the lead in
> dealing with impact on particular specifications, and as noted above, the
> TAG will continue to play an oversight role, being alert for new issues, or
> for impact on specifications that others are missing.

The IETF has a principle that all specifications should have a "security 
considerations" section that at least aims to set out known security concerns, 
and where possible to indicate mitigation.  Is it time for W3C to adopt a 
similar principle?

#g
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