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Re: Google to pay for HTMLWG invited experts at TPAC 2009

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2009 08:14:06 +0200
Message-ID: <4A7D17AE.8010403@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> FWIW, Google has a long (by Internet time) history of providing
> generous support for collaborative work related to the Web.
> If they want to help increase attendance by paying the relatively
> small attendance fee, that's a good thing.  Directly refunding the
> costs (or paying a lump sum on their behalf) is far more efficient
> than setting up a neutral scholarship grant process.

FWIW too, I wish my (very small) company was able to do the same
in CSS WG.

Philippe, it could be a good idea for W3C to send a message to
AC-forum recommending to sponsorize that fee for Invited
Experts in other WGs too...

W3C CSS WG, Co-Chair
Received on Saturday, 8 August 2009 06:14:48 UTC

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