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Re: On the fostering of immaturity and derision

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 09:32:31 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80709260132x2ecfc672wa738e4709bfb571e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>, list@html4all.org, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Hi Ian
Nicely sidestepped. I find it hard to believe that your general acceptance
of immature and derisive attitudes on a publically recorderd IRC channel is
not indicative of how you take into account divergent views when you edit
the spec.

On 26/09/2007, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> >
> > One of the issues I have a problem with is, that you have in the past
> > and continue to be two faced. In some communications you are friendly
> > and open minded and professional in others, you are derisive and
> > dismissive of any points of view that don't fit your view of how things
> > should be.
> When it comes to the actual spec editing and language design, I assure you
> that I take all input into account without considering who is arguing
> what. (For example, if you look at the issues list at
> http://whatwg.org/issues/ you will see it doesn't mention who sent each
> e-mail, as I consider that irrelevant.)
> However, I reserve the right to chat freely with my friends. If these
> chats offend you, or if you think they are representative of how I take
> into account feedback, then don't read them. I'm not going to move my
> informal discussions to a private unarchived forum.
> --
> Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
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> Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

with regards

Steve Faulkner
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Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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