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Re: Proposal: Authentication Forms

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:48:24 -0400
Message-ID: <4DA33EE8.40404@intertwingly.net>
To: Cameron Heavon-Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 04/11/2011 01:42 PM, Cameron Heavon-Jones wrote:
> On 11/04/2011, at 6:22 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>> On 04/11/2011 01:02 PM, Cameron Heavon-Jones wrote:
>>> In light of recent call for proposals and through the review and
>>> discussion of implementing PUT and DELETE on forms, i would like to
>>> make a proposal for the specification of additional functionality in
>>> HTML forms.
>>> As a new member to the w3c and the html wg, i would first add a
>>> disclaimer to this proposal that it is not attributed to being of
>>> precedent, well formed or complete, however it comes from an
>>> aspirational objective and perspective on an issue which is
>>> controversial and complex given it's long and troubled existence
>>> across the web.
>> Quick overview of the process which is described here:
>>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html
>> Start with a bug, as you have done:
>>   http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10671
> If this bug is the place for the discussion i will add reference to the proposal from there.


> I was unsure of whether the scope warranted a subset of the issue, but it is an extension.

If so, you will be asked to open a separate bug report.  Either way, you 
will get a resolution and an opportunity to escalate if you don't find 
that resolution to be satisfactory.

> Thanks,
> Cam

- Sam Ruby

>> Bugs will get RESOLVED.  At the point the bugs are resolved, you have essentially two options: REOPEN the bug with new information if you want the editor to reconsider the resolution based on new information.  Or you can disagree with the resolution by marking the bug as a TrackerIssue, at which point it an issue will be opened, and Change Proposals will be solicited.  Please do not simultaneously REOPEN a bug and pursue it as an issue.  Also don't be surprised if a bug goes 30 days or more before being addressed particularly as the priority at the moment is seeing that pre-LC issues are resolved.
>> If/when an issue is raised, you can create a change proposal per:
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#change-proposal
>> After we give people time to evaluate your proposal, we will call for Alternate or Counter proposals.  Ultimately, this can lead to a survey and a decision.
>> - Sam Ruby
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