My 2 ¢ on the recent W3C debacle

Here we go again with a post that started out as a comment… I really can’t keep it short, can I?

This is in reply to Bruce Lawson’s excellent post Future friendly, or Forward to Yesterday?

Other relevant posts in this saga are:
Alex Russell’s Things the W3C Should Stop Doing
John Allsopp’s The web is a different problem
Joe Hewitt’s Web Technologies Need an Owner

Much as Bruce does, I mostly agree with Alex in his post, although I disagree with a lot of what Alex has been saying in the subsequent Twitter discussion with John Allsopp.

I wholly agree with Bruce Lawson and John Allsopp, and I wholly disagree with Joe Hewitt. Here is why.

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