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Re: Chair's comment on charter renewal objection

From: Alan Chapell <achapell@chapellassociates.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:58:46 -0500
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
CC: Peter Swire <peter@peterswire.net>, "public-tracking@w3.org WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD5F9DF6.2C824%achapell@chapellassociates.com>
It would be helpful (not to mention polite) for you not to attempt to take
my words out of context. The fact is, I absolutely don't agree that the
extension was right - and if it is in fact within the w3c rules to extend
a charter without discussion and over the objection of members, then --
with all due respect -- you may consider changing those rules if you want
to have a credible process.

The legitimacy of this extension is at question -- and will be the subject
of scrutiny by all of those who will need to implement these 'voluntary'
rules. Incidentally, a large swath of those who implement are not part of
the w3c and not privy to the W3C's rather unique operating procedures.





On 3/8/13 10:30 AM, "Thomas Roessler" <tlr@w3.org> wrote:

>On 2013-03-08, at 16:00 +0100, Alan Chapell
><achapell@chapellassociates.com> wrote:
>
>> Extension of the charter under these circumstances may very well have
>>been
>> within W3C rules
>
>Glad you agree with that.
>
>> --- was it the right thing to do?
>
>The right thing to do at this juncture is to look forward and get the
>work done.
>
>
>
>
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