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Re: Bryan Lunduke of the Lunduke Hour has a great idea for the W3C

From: Lunduke, Bryan <bryan@lunduke.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:09:24 -0700
Cc: George Viaud <george@infinitycyberworks.com>, site-comments <site-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8b0b0a3f171103ee40133c972afbf67e@lunduke.com>
To: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Hello Coralie (et al)!

Appreciate the response!

Two suggestions/requests:

1) Make the entire process (votes, appeals, etc.) 100% transparent.  That'd go a long way towards ensuring public confidence and trust in W3C, the members, and the process itself.

2) Make the votes already taken public.  Let the public know which members/companies supported EME... and which opposed EME.  The only reason (and I mean *only* reason) to keep that information secret is if members (or w3c) feel that the votes cast were done for reasons that would not be supported by the public.  In which case... it should be public knowledge.

Many thanks!
-Bryan Lunduke

On 2017-07-25 1:35 am, Coralie Mercier wrote:
> Dear George,
> Thank you for writing.
> CC’ing Bryan Lunduke. Bryan, hello, this is Coralie Mercier, Head of
> W3C Marketing & Communications.  We received the below via our public
> comment mailing list. Mind that replies are publicly archived.
>> On 20 Jul 2017, at 18:05 , George Viaud <george@infinitycyberworks.com> wrote:
>> I wanted to share Bryan Lunduke's idea with you (if you're not aware of it by now).  I think he has everyone's best interest in mind (including that of the W3C).
>> I know I'm far from alone in saying that this is one of the best ideas I've heard in a long while - I hope you think so, too.
>> Your thoughts on the following are greatly appreciated.
> We’ve listened to Bryan Lunduke’s idea.
> However, it isn’t applicable. W3C as a Member Consortium, can no more
> force Members to join its working groups that it can forbids its
> Members to.
> Anyone can become a W3C Member by submitting an application and paying
> a Membership fee.
> As further information on how decisions are made at W3C, while most of
> the W3C work is conducted in public and while public feedback is taken
> into account along the life of each specification, only W3C Members
> take decisions (by voting).
> Kind regards,
> Coralie
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFbFwg3yT70
>> George Viaud
> --
> Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Marketing & Communications -  https://www.w3.org
> mailto:coralie@w3.org +336 4322 0001 https://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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