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[whatwg] A New Way Forward for HTML5

From: Bil Corry <bil@corry.biz>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 21:00:33 -0500
Message-ID: <4A6915C1.609@corry.biz>
Aryeh Gregor wrote on 7/23/2009 8:42 PM: 
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM, Peter Kasting<pkasting at google.com> wrote:
>> For my part, I would be very unhappy to see the HTML5 process made more
>> consensus-driven; I much prefer systems that approximate benevolent
>> dictatorships, and I don't perceive the current leadership of the group to
>> be insufficiently responsive to communication.
> 
> I'll second this.  A well-run dictatorship is much superior to
> consensus-based decision-making, and I've found absolutely nothing to
> object to in Ian's leadership.

Turns out it's the mindless collectives that make the best rational decisions:

	Mindless Collectives Better at Rational Decision-Making Than Brainy Individuals
	http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=mindless-collectives-rational-decision-making

:)

- Bil
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2009 19:00:33 UTC

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