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Re: clarification on Adobe Blocking

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 14:06:11 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271002121206l4837f552wfa45421fb8844078@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:00 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:

> On Feb 12, 2010, at 11:39 AM, Shelley Powers wrote:
> Frankly, according to Sam's recent email in this thread about the issue
> tracker and the procedure[3], once the issues I'm writing Change Proposals
> for are properly upgraded to Open issues, I'm blocking HTML5 more than
> Adobe, or any other company: I have more issues in the issue tracker, all of
> which, if I understand the process, are blocking until resolved.
> As far as I'm concerned, raising issues in accordance with the process is
> not "blocking HTML5". It is an attempt to improve HTML5 (though of course
> others may disagree on what constitutes an improvement). I hope that is how
> you see it as well.
> Regards,
> Maciej
I agree. I see all of my bugs, issues, and change proposals as an attempt to
improve or correct the HTM5 specification, and nothing more.

I don't want to speak for others, but I would imagine this is the reason
anyone brings up these concerns--and file bugs, raise issues, and write
change proposals. The word "blocking" can be misinterpreted so easily.

But I'm not sure what I should do now when it comes to switching my issues
from RAISED to OPEN, and to sync them with the HTML5 spec? Should I try the
issue edits myself? Or do I need to wait for someone else to do the work?
 I'm wiling to do the work, and decipher the code necessary to make the
connections, but if you all would rather I not, I'm just as happy for
someone else to do the work -- as long as it gets done.


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