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Revert Request for r6895

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 11:48:19 -0500
Message-ID: <4F3155D3.7010006@intertwingly.net>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
CC: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 01/26/2012 07:30 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
> Hello Sam, Paul, and Maciej,
> As you know the editor made changes to the hidden section [1]. This
> biases an open issue [2] as it directly implements a material change
> from a change proposal [3]. The Chairs specifically asked for
> justification for this change in their change proposal review [4]. If
> the proposal lacks justification, then the spec lacks justification.
> I request that working group process not be bypassed and circumvented
> and that the change be reverted until such time as the issue is fairly
> heard and openly decided.

We have multiple requests to revert change r6895, and they included 
plausible rationale.


1) We ask for a revert of this change to be completed no later than the 
end of day on the 21st of February.  If this revert is not complete by 
that time, we will instruct W3C staff to make this change.

2) The HTML WG Chairs again ask that those who may wish to revisit the 
issue do so by contributing to one or more of the active change 
proposals on the issue:


> Thank you for your consideration.
> Best Regards,
> Laura
> [1] http://html5.org/r/6895
> [2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/30
> [3] http://tinyurl.com/82rf7vq
> [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Dec/0182.html

- Sam Ruby
Received on Tuesday, 7 February 2012 16:51:27 UTC

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