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From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-26 18:00:52

"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| "Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| news:d4lpbs$ftq$
| > |
| > | If you want to be sure to avoid wasted work you need to participate in
| > | the committee process and build consensus on the reflectors between
| > | meetings... and even then it is possible to fail. Dave H. didn't do
| > | that AFAICT. There's no good reason to think that Andrei's impression
| > | that "people really liked the idea" should be enough to ensure that
| > | the next proposal would be accepted.
| >
| > but how should people know if their proposal has got a chance if not by
| > asking?
| It makes sense sometimes to ask if there is interest in a proposal. But no
| one should consider "interest" to imply any kind of commitment.
| It doesn't make sense to ask the LWG (let alone the committee as a whole) to
| pre-approve a proposal they haven't seen. They won't do it.

the other case is also interesting: should "no interest" imply any kind of
IMO, yes.


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