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RE: ISSUE-41: extensibility change proposal advocates

From: Carr, Wayne <wayne.carr@intel.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 10:23:33 -0700
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Message-ID: <E3280858FA94444CA49D2BA02341C9830110045B24@orsmsx506.amr.corp.intel.com>
I support the "4. Change Proposal: Generalize the mechanism used for SVG and MathML http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/extensionslikesvg"

Rob Ennals, the author of 3 of the 5 proposals, is no longer an Intel rep in W3C (Rob has left Intel).  The 3 proposals from our rep were 2 alternatives that tried to create compromises that may satisfy all sides and then a final proposal that came out of learnings from the first two.  Intel supports only that last one (the one above).  We've asked Henry Thompson to help us with a minor clarification of the wording on that one (related to the use of the word "root").

>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-html-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-request@w3.org] On Behalf
>Of Paul Cotton
>Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 10:20 AM
>To: public-html@w3.org
>Cc: Sam Ruby; Maciej Stachowiak
>Subject: ISSUE-41: extensibility change proposal advocates
>The HTML WG Chairs are evaluating the status of the current five different
>ISSUE-41: extensibility change proposals.  See:
>Before the Chairs issue a survey on this issue we would like to ensure that
>there is AT LEAST one "advocate" in the WG for each of the five change
>proposals.  If there are NO advocates for one or more of the proposals then the
>Chairs propose to drop that change proposal from the eventual WG survey on
>Issue-41 since we believe that will greatly simplify the survey and the results
>Please reply to this email if you are an advocate FOR one or more of the
>following change proposals with a clear indication of which proposal(s) you
>1. Change Proposal: "Proposal X", Registered XML-Style Namespace Prefixes
>2. Change Proposal: "Proposal Y", Hyphen-Separated Vendor-Prefixed Attributes
>3. Change Proposal: XML-style namespaces with some naming restrictions.
>4. Change Proposal: Generalize the mechanism used for SVG and MathML
>5. Change Proposal: There is no problem and the proposed remedy is to change
>If someone else advocates for a proposal you support there is NO need to
>respond since we are looking for AT LEAST one "advocate".  This is NOT an
>attempt to poll the WG on which change proposal is the most popular.
>This request for input closes on Fri Aug 13 at midnight ET.
>Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
>17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
>Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
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