Re: css3-fonts: should not dictate usage policy with respect to origin

p.s. lest you accuse me of promoting such a process, please note that I have
always argued against writing such references into a spec; i am no apologist
for this behavior; but it is what it is, and it's out there, so address that

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:43 PM, Glenn Adams <> wrote:

> One could also argue that taking 10 years to move this spec to REC forced
> the hand of this particular industry. So it cuts both ways.
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:22 PM, Sylvain Galineau <
> > wrote:
>>  “How is this done? By considering any form of published W3C document as
>> a PAS "publicly available specification" [1] with a persistent URL. This is
>> done regardless of the warnings in the status section.”****
>> ** **
>> So because other organizations have deliberately chosen to ignore explicit
>> w3c disclaimers, w3c WGs are expected to deal with the consequences of those
>> decisions after the fact ? Is it any surprise that engaging in a dialogue on
>> such a basis ought to be somewhat difficult? ****

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