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Re: {minutes} HTML WG media telecon 2013-02-26 - EME bugs discussion

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:49:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+exWd_d92DDHB1iqX_WYpFgaera4ZH+r22C-vceAd9VsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com>
Cc: "public-html-media@w3.org" <public-html-media@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com> wrote:

> Thank you for calling me out.  My comments and tone were completely
> inappropriate and I apologize to yourself and everyone else on the mailing
> list and will endeavor to make sure I do not make such an inappropriate
> outburst again.  In particular I support a free and open environment in
> which everyone can contribute and not be criticized on the basis of their
> 'technical competence' and am happy to work with anyone who makes an
> effort, and further it was completely inappropriate for me to be suggesting
> actions that the W3C might take.
> Sorry,
> Fred
> ------------------------------
> From: glenn@skynav.com
> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:26:14 -0700
> To: fredandw@live.com
> CC: public-html-media@w3.org
> Subject: Re: {minutes} HTML WG media telecon 2013-02-26 - EME bugs
> discussion
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com> wrote:
> Point of order: I believe the decisions of the working group on these
> matters demonstrate that the many of the participants and in particular
> Chairs are either not competent to work on this specification and/or acting
> in bad faith.   The W3C requires members to be technically competent and to
> act in good faith.  I believe the W3C has been mislead by the working group
> and should reevaluate its position on the EME specification on this basis
> and investigate the competence and actions of the participants of this
> working group and take appropriate action to ensure the individuals and
> their organizations are no longer able to command positions of any
> consequence in the standards setting process.
> Up until now, the WG and the chairs have been genuinely attempting to
> understand and respond to your comments. However, this kind of diatribe has
> no place here or in the W3C at large. I suggest you take up your concerns
> directly with the W3C Team or Advisory Committee from here on. I suspect
> you aren't going to receive much response from this group henceforth.
> Regards,
> Glenn

OK, thanks for that response. We all need to be civil here, especially when
there is significant dissent on meta level issues. I myself am not innocent
of an occasional outburst.
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 00:50:18 UTC

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