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Re: allow use of HTML5 doctype in W3C specs

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 14:48:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4E4D5E69.3060300@intertwingly.net>
To: www-archive@w3.org
On 08/18/2011 02:44 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> On 18 Aug 2011, at 1:34 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 20:27:29 +0200, Ian Jacobs<ij@w3.org>  wrote:
>>> On 18 Aug 2011, at 1:24 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>> Why is this discussed in Team-only space and not on spec-prod? It seems fair that people doing the actual work have a say in the matter.
>>> At time the Team chooses to work out differences internally first, then come forward with a position. This is one of those times. And we've been slowed down by vacations.
>> We do not really have to discuss this further I suppose (it is as it is), but I think this is as problematic as Working Groups making "formal" comments on each other's work, which in practice is usually a comment-by-proxy from a couple of people in the Working Group trying to make their point seem overly important. In fact it might be slightly worse, as by having your discussion Team-only we get no insight in how you arrived at your position.
> I would expect us to provide rationale for a decision. Is this what you expect? Or fleshed out discussion?

Like Anne, I would expect that the people doing the actual work would 
have an opportunity to directly participate.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Thursday, 18 August 2011 18:48:47 UTC

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