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Re: [Bug 3] Bindings draft should specify if all properties MUST have same value on all bindings

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 10:55:42 -0800
Message-Id: <6D75A8FE-47B8-11D9-A94C-000A95B2BB72@osafoundation.org>
Cc: Webdav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

I don't think everybody else agrees that there is no problem.  I have  
only heard a couple people directly address this issue.

The last time we discussed this (this fall but also way earlier), we  
did come to rough consensus that properties, even live properties, must  
have the same value no matter which binding is used to request the  
value of the property.  (I am not sure I agree with the conclusion, but  
I agree there was rough consensus.)

Now I'm saying that it's not clear in the spec that this is required  
and we should put it in the spec.  This is a different issue (what  
should be in the spec) than the previous issue ( what should be  
allowed) although clearly one follows from the other.   In the message  
you point to, Geoff and Jason and yourself addressed the "what should  
be allowed" issue.  Now let's discuss "what should be in the spec".


On Dec 6, 2004, at 10:26 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Lisa Dusseault wrote:
>> This bug/issue has been repeatedly closed "worksforme".  I do not  
>> agree that the issue is closed.  What is our model for whether a bug  
>> can be closed or not?
> Well, it has also been re-opened, with which *I* don't agree. What  
> does this tell us? BugZilla is just a tool for keeping track of  
> issues, but it does not help defining rough consensus.
> As stated before, a situation where a single voice continues to  
> re-raise the same issue, but everybody else appears to agree that  
> there is no problem, seems to be exactly the case where the term  
> "rough consensus" applies.
> See also  
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/2004OctDec/ 
> 0025.html>.
> Best regards, Julian
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> <green/>bytes GmbH -- http://www.greenbytes.de -- tel:+492512807760
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