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[Bug 11637] Disallow abusing the Decision Policy by escalating editorial bugs

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Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2011 11:52:47 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2011-03-06 11:52:47 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> I suggest that this be accomplished by setting a slightly higher standard for
> Change Proposals that don't make any conformance classes change.  For instance,
> the chairs might require that such proposals clearly explain who will benefit
> from the proposed change (specification readers? editors of other
> specifications?), and at least briefly explain what specific benefit they'll
> get.  This will at least help prevent Change Proposals like Julian's in
> ISSUE-127, which don't even try to explain who will benefit or how.  If the
> proposal suggests a conformance class change, that at least means we can figure
> out who's affected, and presumably figure out how, so such an added requirement
> isn't necessary.

I don't think this is helpful, as it will lead to arguments about whether a bug
is editorial or not.

ISSUE-127 is not; it does affect the registration procedure for link relations.

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