[whatwg] Name for WHATWG "Members"
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Jan 17 05:46:42 PST 2009
There seems to be some confusion about whether "members" of WHATWG are
just people on the mailing list or are people on the oversight
committee. Since it is almost never necessary to discuss the oversight
committee I suggest it is worth using the common term "members" to mean
people on the mailing list and the longer term "oversight committee
members" to mean people in the oversight committee. This would eliminate
the confusion and draw attention to the fact that it is the people on
the mailing list who are responsible for the technical content of the
spec (like W3C Working group members) and that the oversight committee
who are responsible only for things like the charter (like W3C staff).
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