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Re: Working Group Decision to publish Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 03:40:20 +0200
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "Glenn Adams" <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, "<public-html-media@w3.org>" <public-html-media@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wwuhliddy3oazb@chaals.local>
On Fri, 10 May 2013 01:36:43 +0200, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>  
> wrote:
>> * Sam Ruby wrote:
>> >The HTML WG co-chairs have reviewed[3] the efforts to resolve these  
>> bugs
>> >and found there to be a good faith effort to do so, and accordingly are
>> >approving the request to publish EME[4] as a FPWD.
>> In the interest of having proper public records, I would like to ask the
>> Chairs to revise the text above. The Chairs do not have any authority to
>> approve requests for publication as First Public Working Draft. Only The
>> Director can do that. And for Him to do so, the Chairs have to record
>> the decision of the HTML Working Group to request publication. The above
>> does not record anything along the lines of "The HTML Working Group has
>> decided to request publication", as is required to request publication.
>> I'm also asking the HTML Working Group to direct the Chairs accordingly.
> I'm certain that what Sam means is that the chairs have made a
> determination of consensus in the WG that publishing should proceed  
> within the defined process [1],

I doubt they have called "consensus", but "resolution". But then that's  
all that is required.

However, I think Bjoern is perfectly correct to nitpick the process  
minutiae and request the chairs make it clear that they have followed the  
process exactly to the letter.



Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
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