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Re: HTML WG F2F meeting

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:46:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Maciej Stachowiak (mjs@apple.com)" <mjs@apple.com>, "Philippe Le Hegaret (plh@w3.org)" <plh@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1001262244340.22053@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 26 Jan 2010, Paul Cotton wrote:
> The Chairs are interested in feedback on holding this kind of F2F 
> meeting.  We intend to discuss this at this week's WG meeting and then 
> to hold a straw poll to gauge interest and attendance levels.

I am strongly opposed to both F2F and telecon meetings, for reasons that 
have been discussed in depth in the past. I really do not believe there is 
any reason to do anything other than by e-mail, and in fact believe that 
formal face-to-face meetings can and usually do result in significantly 
worse results than considered discussion by e-mail.

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