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Re: now I understand the plan

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:23:12 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vm14c1CwkRws98HpcZ131Ymd403p2Zn0_gJfomXWP1pcg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Hi Anne,
I consider, I am being realistic, Any apparent negativity comes from my
past 5 years of experience dealing with leading lights of the WHATWG
community on accessibility and HTML5.


On 26 April 2012 09:45, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:35:09 +0200, Steve Faulkner <
> faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I agree vigilance is the key, that is why i am subscribed to the commit
>> watchers mailing list, read the IRC logs and read up on the WHATWG mailing
>> list on a regular basis. I have now also  subscribed to the whatwg list,
>> which is what is practically required of any WHATWG 'community group'
>> member if they want to participate. So simply subscribing to the mailing
>> list achieves the same outcome without supporting the pretence of the
>> 'community group', which as we all know is just a mechanism for WHATWG to
>> get a patent policy.
> You're so negative man. And I have hard time seeing why. WHATWG is a
> community. W3C provides a legal framework for communities. WHATWG uses that
> happily. There's no pretense. In fact the WHATWG communicated quite clearly
> why it was set up.
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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