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Re: Deciding in public (Was: SVGWG SVG-in-HTML proposal)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 22:00:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0807312156470.3295@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 31 Jul 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > ...
> > I wish I could take all the credit, but seriously, many of the decisions
> > made in the HTML5 spec are a group effort, even if you don't count the
> > discussions on the many lists as being part of the decision process. In
> > particular, for almost all non-trivial changes, I bounce ideas around on IRC
> > as I'm editing the draft. Obviously, at a very practical level, since we're
> > not voting on every change, I get the ultimate blame for the decisions that
> > are made, but I really can't claim all the credit.
> So, as a *concrete* question, why don't you bounce them on the HTML-WG's 
> IRC channel?

I don't really have a preference either way. I bounce ideas on both 
channels. (Recently not so much on the HTMLWG channel due to the 
connection problems I've been having.) I tend to just discuss them 
wherever people are talking; since there are more people on the WHATWG 
channel, that's probably where people talk more.

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