[whatwg] Administrivia: new member in the oversight committee

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Mar 30 18:43:17 PDT 2008

On Sun, 30 Mar 2008, Dan Brickley wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > FYI, Anne van Kesteren was just invited to join the WHATWG "membership" (as
> > defined by our charter, basically that's the small group of people whom I
> > have to answer to in my role as editor). He was invited due to his long
> > involvement in the WHATWG. This oversight group doesn't do much and this
> > won't really change anything; basically the group is there to make sure I
> > don't become evil and biased somehow, and to help direct the group should we
> > decide to take on some new project.
> Does the committee have a mailing list? Where do they discuss things? 
> Any papertrail?

There's no public accountability for this group, no. It's roughly 
equivalent to W3C staff, except that it is not a paid position.

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