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Re: interface for providing public comments on last call working drafts

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 12:07:51 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=DUFnKZYVzdsAPi7rzkNRE5OaAyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Hi sam, i read the decision policy bits, I have no issue with the decision

int the policy its states:

" Issues should be filed as bugs in W3C Bugzilla to be formally considered.
If the commenter has difficulties filing a bug, one of the Chairs or a
volunteer will assist them. "

So filing via bugzilla is not a requirement on the commenter, (presumably
the requirement is on the chairs or vounteer assigned to ensure comments
provided via the public comments mailing list get put into bugzilla)  All I
am suggesting is that it would be the right thing to do to make the ability
to post a bug to bugzilla for ANY user, rather than require people to
identify themselves as unable to file a bug simply because the current
bugzilla interface is poorly designed and inaccessible.
This would presumably result in less work for all.


On 23 May 2011 11:43, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> On 05/23/2011 06:21 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> With the expected publication of a number of LC working drafts, I would
>> like to suggest that the interface for public comments be made user
>> friendly and accessible (bugzilla is neither of these things currently).
> I encourage you to read the first two paragraphs of the Decision Policy:
>  http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html
> If you have concrete suggestions for improvement, I suggest you open a bug
> on the policy itself:
>  http://tinyurl.com/6bpw9pq
> - Sam Ruby

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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