Re: Option 3

It is quite possible that things have changed in the last 2+ years, but I  
will state that at one time there was a consensus to forward on these use  
cases and that Ian's statements are accurate.

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-----Original message-----
From: Julian Reschke <>
To: Ian Hickson <>
Cc: "Dailey, David P." <>, ""  
<>, PSIG <>
Sent: Tue, Mar 22, 2011 16:23:54 GMT+00:00
Subject: Re: Option 3

On 22.03.2011 17:07, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2011, Dailey, David P. wrote:
>> When these issues were discussed in 2009, I was of the opinion [1], as I
>> gather Larry Rosen has said that the consensus of the Working Group was
>> that forking of the spec was not desirable.
> This is incorrect. It is possibly the majority opinion of the AC
> representatives of company members of the W3C that forking should not be
> allowed, but it is not the consensus opinion of the HTML working group. In
> fact, two of the use cases the working group presented to the W3C are
> explicitly about forking. A solution that disallows forking wouldn't be
> one that addresses the requests of the group.

...for the record: I don't believe there *is* a consensus opinion of the 

 > ...

Best regards, Julian

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