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Re: [editing] Is this the right list to discuss editing?

From: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:26:31 +0100
Message-ID: <51234547.8050900@gmail.com>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
On 02/19/2013 10:17 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:
> On 19/02/2013 05:56 , Travis Leithead wrote:
>> Alex, work on Editing APIs was ongoing in the Community Group
>> (http://www.w3.org/community/editing/) though their draft is just under
>> a year old.
> My recall is a bit rusty on that one, but I think that the situation was
> that:
> • WebApps is not chartered to publish this, so a CG was created.
> • But having the discussion on the CG list seemed like a bad idea since
> everyone is here, so the mailing list for discussion was decided to be
> public-webapps.
> I actually pinged Aryeh about this a week or two ago, but I haven't
> heard back. I'd be happy to take over as editor for this spec, it's a
> feature I've wanted to have work right forever.

FWIW, Aryeh is currently studying full time and doesn't follow web 
standards discussions regularly.

> In order to make that happen (assuming that Aryeh agrees, or doesn't
> speak up), I propose the following:
> • Since I'm financed to work on HTML, transition this to an HTML
> extension spec (this probably only requires a few changes to the header).
> • The discussion can stay here (wherever people prefer that I'm already
> subscribed to — I really don't care).
> • The spec gets published through the HTML WG, since I believe it's
> actually viably in scope there already.
> All of the above assumes you're all happy with it, and the HTML people
> too. I reckon it could work though.

Of course, I object to publishing this freely licensed specification in 
a working group that will insist on imposing a more restrictive 
copyright on it.

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