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RE: drastic reduction of HTML WG issue tracker contributors: explanation please?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 11:08:06 -0500
To: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>
Cc: 'Steven Faulkner' <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <oedipus@hicom.net>, chris.wilson@microsoft.com, mike@w3.org, alfred.s.gilman@ieee.org, brewer@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org, www-archive@w3.org, wai-liaison@w3.org
Message-Id: <1213632486.6949.12.camel@pav.lan>

On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 10:05 -0400, Justin James wrote:
> > the answer  appears in the IRC logs
> > 
> >  [18:56] <DanC> MikeSmith, do you know why there are just 5 people in
> > http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/ there were a dozen or so as of
> >
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-wg-issue-tracking/2008Apr/00
> 00.html
> > [18:56] <MikeSmith> because of issues 42-50
> >
> > source: http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/html-wg/20080613#l-359
> Stephen -
> That does not adequately explain the situation at all. Could someone please
> illuminate this group as to what "because of issues 42 - 50" is supposed to
> mean?

A bunch of issues were added to the tracker which prompted a discussion
of whether that was a good use of the tool. While we're sorting this
out, Mike reduced the list of people with write access to tracker.
Note the discussion continues...

# [18:57] <MikeSmith> we can add people back in after we have agreement
who should be in there
# [18:58] <DanC> in any case, yes, it makes sense to re-sync with people

See also the thread on discretion when adding issues in the issue
tracking list
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-wg-issue-tracking/2008May/thread.html#msg3 and http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-wg-issue-tracking/2008Jun/thread.html#msg3
which is cited from issues 42-50, e.g.

p.s. FYI, I started a discussion a little bit like this back in early
re-sync on issue tracking

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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