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Re: Proposal to Adopt HTML5

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 23:46:33 +0100
Message-ID: <46269FC9.4020202@cam.ac.uk>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Dan Connolly wrote:

>> - that Ian Hickson is named as editor for the W3C's HTML 5  
>> specification, to preserve continuity with the existing WHATWG effort
> Chris and I are delighted to have Ian Hickson as one of the editors,
> but not satisfied with having him as the only editor. We're continuing
> to recruit co-editors.

Dan, can you elaborate on this a little? Do you have some reason for 
believing that multiple editors will work better than a single editor? 
How do you see them interacting (e.g. each working on a subset of the 
spec; every editor working on the whole spec and reviewing each other's 
modifications before they are committed; etc.)?

(Note that I don't, a priori, have a problem with multiple editors but I 
am interested to understand the rationale behind the chairs /requiring/ 
multiple editors)

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