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Re: [Bug 5] Bindings and DeltaV aren't fully interspecified

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 09:16:31 +0100
Message-ID: <41B020DF.2030700@gmx.de>
To: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Geoffrey M Clemm wrote:
> So what is the process here?  How does one ever close out a bug if
> the original author can just re-open it at will?

I don't think there's a way to prevent it.

> In particular, I suggest that at a minimum, someone other than the original
> reporter of the bug be required to re-open it, to indicate that there is at
> least one other person that feels it is not resolved.
> Otherwise any individual can effectively block progress in any spec.

Not really. I don't consider the particular state of an issue entered on 
BugZilla of any relevance on the process, unless there is working group 
consensus that this is the case.

Now *how* working group consensus is determined is an interesting 
question, and I hope that at some point of time (hopefully soon), Joe H. 
will tune in and discuss with us how he plans to proceed in general (and 
with BIND in particular). If we can't get the chair's attention (for 
whatever reason), we'll probably have to discuss alternative routes.

Best regards, Julian

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