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Re: clarification on Adobe Blocking

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:10:33 -0800
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <57EEF201-CD26-4E24-8109-0D13C24C3805@apple.com>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>

On Feb 12, 2010, at 12:06 PM, Shelley Powers wrote:

> 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.

It's best to add the status codes yourself if you can figure it out.  
And it's fine to put your own issues in OPEN state (I will do it  
myself when I get a chance if it's not done when I get around to  

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