Lisa Dusseault ldusseault at
Tue Mar 18 19:34:55 CET 2008

On Mar 18, 2008, at 9:16 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 02:45:50AM +0100,
>  Harald Tveit Alvestrand <harald at> wrote
>  a message of 25 lines which said:
>> I think it's stupid to start with a greenfield approach in this  
>> charter.
> I'm not sure what a "greenfield approach" is but, if it is a fresh
> start without preconceived decisions, yes, I support this
> approach. The fact that some persons, working under their own set of
> requirments, did work before the WG does not mean this work has to be
> approved as such.

Hi Stephane,

This is a strawman argument. Nobody is suggesting that the WG be  
chartered just to approve the design team's work as such.  The WG is  
being formed to review the design team's work and, if better  
approaches are found, come to consensus to make changes.


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