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RE: Adding a warning to Working Drafts pointing to Editor's Drafts

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 01:47:46 +0100
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101102014746414552.e5d3e912@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Paul Cotton, Mon, 1 Nov 2010 15:33:28 +0000:
> The latest messages on this thread occurred very early on Fri AM ET 
> and I have been travelling across 9 time zones to the TPAC meetings 
> ever since.  This is my first chance to give my view on this item.
>> It seems the general sentiment is in favor of a warning that shows 
>> up no matter where you are in the draft, but can be hidden to avoid 
>> distraction.

> In our private dialogue with the HTML5 Editor the Chairs explained 
> why we wanted the warning he added to the Working Draft removed:
>> If the existing text is buggy, we ask that such be reported 
>> publicly, and discussed openly, giving everybody an opportunity to 
>> participate. 

I'd like to state that I'm very satisfied that the warning was removed. 
And that I concur with the thinking revealed in this dialog.  The 
thinking behind the warning seem both flawed and na´ve.
leif halvard silli
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2010 00:48:23 UTC

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