[Openicc] ISO - Open vs. Free (was Linux CM ideology)

Chris Lilley chris at w3.org
Wed Apr 27 14:29:14 PDT 2011

On Monday, February 14, 2011, 5:58:19 PM, Chris wrote:

CM> On Feb 12, 2011, at 12:21 PM, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> That is incorrect; the section on gamma for various operating systems was removed from the spec, due to your (and other's) comments.

CM> While the W3C website is like wading through
CM> quicksand, after 20 minutes of looking around I see in the current
CM> 2.1 working draft (which is also last call status?) the gamma
CM> section is in green, and considered a non-normative note. I guess that means removed.

That wasn't really removed enough, I agree; so I got the issue re-discussed in the CSS WG and now it has indeed been removed (i.e. not just labelled as non-normative, but deleted).

The recently published Proposed Recommendation of CSS 2.1 does not contain this misleading gamma stuff at all, now.


 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups

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