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Standards wonks and developers working together [Was: Re: do not deprecate synchronous XMLHttpRequest]

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:04:56 -0500
Message-ID: <54DA7278.5030403@gmail.com>
To: Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com>
CC: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 2/10/15 3:51 PM, Marc Fawzi wrote:
> I wish there was an app like Hacker News where browser vendors via 
> W3C, TAG, webapps etc engage users and developers in discussions and 
> use up/down votes to tell what matters most to users and developers.

I like this idea. I think this is one of the reasons Robin (and others) 
created Specifiction(/Discourse) <http://specifiction.org/>.
> But design by committee is really hard and sub-optimal, and you need a 
> group of true and tried experts (open minded ones) to call the shots 
> on various technical aspects.
Mostly agree ;-). I suspect the more useful specs are those created by 
_all_ affected stakeholders.

-Thanks, AB
Received on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 21:05:26 UTC

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