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RE: Request to Revert revision 1.4525

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 16:40:54 +0000 (UTC)
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Maciej Stachowiak (mjs@apple.com)" <mjs@apple.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1010281629310.7799@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 28 Oct 2010, Paul Cotton wrote:
> >
> > Holy overreaction, batman. I'm just having some publication issues and 
> > didn't want people to be referencing an obsolete editor's draft in the 
> > meantime. It'll be fixed when it's fixed.
> The WG Chairs have given you a clear instruction based on an agreed upon 
> WG policy.  Please revert the change caused by revision 1.4525 
> immediately.

I honestly feel that that would be irresponsible. It's bad enough that we 
have out of date drafts on the TR/ page; having out of date drafts on 
dev.w3.org without warning is even worse.

> If this is not done by the end of the WG's Weekly teleconference this 
> morning then the Chairs will cause this revert to occur without your 
> assistance.

I wouldn't have time to do it by then even if I wanted to. Furthermore, I 
find it ludicrous that you would make such demands. These requests are 
making me seriously reconsider how I provide editor's drafts to the 
working group.

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