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Re: Attempts to block work (was: Re: VC HTTP Authorization Conversation)

From: Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:41:59 -0400
Message-ID: <CANYRo8hkLLZ+BjkKpG8D6Eie91DN8Kq=0PQp1ZYTgjhBsLXSsg@mail.gmail.com>
To: msporny@digitalbazaar.com
Cc: public-credentials@w3.org
To keep things in @context, I’m not trying to block work on OAuth2. I’m
asking for GNAP to be done simultaneously.

- Adrian

On Fri, Jun 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 6/10/21 11:00 AM, Adrian Gropper wrote:
> > I indeed am attempting to block work on VC-related protocols until "we"
> as
> > a community deal openly with this issue
>
> Given the number of concerns I'm getting related to the "I indeed am
> attempting to block work" statement above, let me try and clarify why that
> is
> not a useful strategy in communities that follow standards-body process,
> like
> this one. Please take a moment to read about how W3C determines consensus:
>
> https://www.w3.org/2020/Process-20200915/#Consensus
>
> As you can imagine, W3C has a process to deal with individuals that
> attempt to
> block work. That process is described in detail above and is very
> effective at
> 1) ensuring that everyone is able to have their point of view considered,
> 2)
> provide concrete proposals to be considered, and finally 3) make decisions
> and
> move on.
>
> We are doing #1 and #2 above right now, and we will get to #3 very soon
> now.
>
> I suggest that people involved in the discussion 1) spend their time
> attempting to clearly lay out their position, and 2) put concrete proposals
> forward that will result in the least amount of dissent.
>
> Attempting to block work without proposing workable concrete
> counter-proposals
> will not be tolerated and will be dealt with accordingly.
>
> -- manu
>
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