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[whatwg] some issues

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 16:06:25 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0407061605260.23916@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 6 Jul 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
>>
>> So why do you think that making a change in response to a comment you
>> didn't hear is no longer in public?
>
> Because we do not know the motivation for that change, that's a private
> decision, if you're just publishing the result of a change, then you're
> not developing this publically, it's just like a W3 spec but with more
> regular drafts.  We don't know the reasons why things have changed, that
> is the most important part of the open, public process, just that they
> have.

If you see a change that has not been explained, raise it as an issue, and
I will happily explain it.

I'm not going to send a message to the list every time I correct a typo or
thinko that I notice in the spec. :-)

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