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Re: w3process-ISSUE-124 (WHATWG-blacklist): Normative Reference policy should explicitly black list WHATWG specs [Normative Reference Policy]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:05:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: JC Verdié <jicheu@yahoo.fr>
cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, public-w3process@w3.org
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1410071700330.12123@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 7 Oct 2014, JC Verdié wrote:
> As you said yourself to Jeff previously [1]: if people feel insulted, 
> this means this is insulting “by definition” (you used that tautology 
> for disrepect, not insults, but it’s the same isn’t it?)

Yes. As I said to Daniel, I would like to understand who it is insulting 
and how. So far I've just been told that "hundreds of thousands" of people 
are insulted, but have no idea who or how.

> It is unfortunate that you are obviously unwilling to see there are 
> others situations which are different from the ones that serve your 
> demonstration, with other people who are not necessarily stupid or 
> short-sighted.

I would like nothing more than to see the other situations. That's why I'm 
engaging here, that's why I've been asking this very question for 
literally years now.

> The case has been extensively made by David and Daniel, I won’t try to 
> rephrase them.

Neither David nor Daniel have made a case that makes any sense to me, 
sorry. If you could rephrase them to explain it to me in a way that I 
understand, I would be most grateful.

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