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Revert request for r6052, moving forward on bug 11828 and issue 164

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 04 May 2011 16:09:33 -0400
Message-ID: <4DC1B27D.5050302@intertwingly.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 05/03/2011 08:54 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Sam Ruby<rubys@intertwingly.net>  wrote:
>> On 05/03/2011 08:18 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Maciej Stachowiak<mjs@apple.com>    wrote:
>>>> If anyone actually wants hgroup back (as in, actually included in the
>>>> spec, not just dropped via a different process), they can submit a revert
>>>> request, or escalate the bug to an issue. If no one objects, the chairs will
>>>> assume there is consensus on this change.
>>> I request a revert.
>> Do you have any technical rationale for this request?
> <hgroup>  is a useful element that solves a real problem (that of
> accurately marking up and styling subheadings), and I support its
> inclusion in the language.

We have multiple requests to revert this change, and they included
plausible rationale.  Therefore:

1) We ask for a revert of this change to be completed no later than the
end of day on the 6th of May.  If this revert is not complete by that
time, we will instruct W3C staff to make this change.

2) We ask that patches for bug 11828 be posted for discussion prior to
anything further being committed in response to this bug.  We encourage
those that wish to participate in this discussion to add themselves to
the cc list for the following bug:


3) None of these actions affect the status of ISSUE-164, which will be 
resolved during Last Call according to the procedures defined by the 
decision process.


- Sam Ruby
Received on Wednesday, 4 May 2011 20:09:58 UTC

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