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Re: Moving past last call for HTML5

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 22:39:43 -0500
Message-ID: <499F777F.5080902@intertwingly.net>
To: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
CC: www-archive@w3.org
Rob Sayre wrote:
> 
>>   It
>> attempts to put an immediate spec-writing and working-group benefit
>> (namely, being able to move forward without objections) ahead of the 
>> user.
>> This, IMHO, is unacceptable (and is counter to our design principles).
> 
> I don't think this kind of argument is productive. Using it, someone 
> claiming to represent users could challenge any edit to the document. In 
> other words, it's "wrapping yourself in the flag".

This is precisely why I prefer to talk in terms of specific proposals.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Saturday, 21 February 2009 03:39:56 UTC

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