[whatwg] several messages about HTML5

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Feb 21 10:56:17 PST 2007

On Wed, 21 Feb 2007, David Latapie wrote:
> > 
> > It's the first really open, collaborative community that has taken on 
> > a task of this magnitude
> AFAICR from Daniel Glazman’s ParisWeb 2006 conference, before W3C, 
> IETF [HTML WG] was really open too -- problem seemed to be it was too 
> much open, but I don't know enough of Web history. So WHATWG may be 
> called the “*second* really open, collaborative community”. Or, to 
> put it in a more optimistic light, a “‘back to the origins’ 
> movement.”

That's a fair point, actually. The IETF has done a good job of being open. 

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