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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 17:17:51 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAPfBbER-MWGYLH-tb0g-0NrY=XtRTdBT_H=0aOA0Hdsw@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Cc: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, public-html-media@w3.org, jeff@w3.org
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 1:55 PM, John Foliot <john@foliot.ca> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> That's a lot of words for just trying to state a variant of "you're
>> intolerant if you don't tolerate intolerance".
>
> Actually Tab, not exactly.
>
> I am suggesting that if the web is to truly remain Open, *anyone* can contribute a standard to the larger stack, and that no one group or philosophy should set themselves up as gatekeepers, which is the net effect of what the EFF and others appear to be attempting to do.

That's exactly what I said.  Trying to assert that it's "not truly
Open" to block things that reduce open-ness is double-talk.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 31 May 2013 00:18:47 UTC

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