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Re: ISSUE-81: representation-vs-resource - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 17:28:14 -0500
Message-ID: <4B54E07E.4060203@intertwingly.net>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "julian.reschke@gmx.de" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> The alternative which is clearly within the chair's discretion is:
>> " With prior permission from the chairs, a high-level prose
>> description of the changes to be made."
>> Given Roy's rationale, I think allowing a change proposal with a
>> high-level prose descriptions of the changes to be made would be
>> useful.
> While we have not discussed the possibility of just a high-level
> prose description without showing any detail, my own feeling is that
> it would leave too much room for misinterpretation.

I think we should seriously consider this.

The alternative is that Roy's objection will simply be closed "without
prejudice" and reopened at a later date; and I see little value in 
taking that approach.

> Regards, Maciej

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 18 January 2010 22:28:47 UTC

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