[whatwg] Technical Parity with W3C HTML Spec

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 15:09:13 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Mike Shaver <mike.shaver at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bottom of the charter: http://www.whatwg.org/charter
>> I believe the decision process is knife fight to first blood.
> "Editors should reflect the consensus opinion of the working group
> when writing their specifications, but it is the document editor's
> responsibility to break deadlocks when the working group cannot come
> to an agreement on an issue" doesn't sound like the working group can
> override anything, and only goes as far as "should".
> It turns out that two of the Members are in the same building as me,
> though, so I'll go see what they think the model is.  I think they may
> be surprised to discover that they could have overridden Ian on
> anything!

I wasn't precise in my language - don't read too much into my exact wording.


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