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Feedback on updating /TR stylesheets requested: deadline 4 May 2015

From: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:49:20 -0400
Message-Id: <00452AAF-F3B1-466C-9C79-8487489F4BE8@fjhirsch.com>
To: W3C Device APIs WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Feedback is requested before the AC meeting on updating W3C /TR stylesheets,  https://github.com/w3c/tr-design/blob/gh-pages/README.md

I suspect feedback should be sent to spec-prod@w3.org

see message below as well.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Chair, W3C Device APIs WG (DAP)

www.fjhirsch.com
@fjhirsch



> Begin forwarded message:
> 
> From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
> Subject: Fwd: Updating our /TR stylesheets
> Date: April 17, 2015 at 9:16:22 AM EDT
> To: Chairs <chairs@w3.org>
> Resent-From: chairs@w3.org
> Reply-To: spec-prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
> 
> Dear Chairs,
> 
> Please, circulate this proposal around your Groups and, especially, your editors. I'd appreciate feedback on the proposal by the AC meeting.
> 
> Philippe
> 
> 
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: 	Updating our /TR stylesheets
> Date: 	Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:53:21 -0400
> From: 	Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
> To: 	spec-prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
> 
> 
> 
> I'd like to find a path for W3C to update our /TR style sheets and since
> we weren't able to do it so far, here is a radical change on how to do so.
> 
> First, since it's too complex to change documents that have been
> published in the past, we must not try to do it. It has the
> simplification that we're breaking the consistency of style between all
> W3C documents but it allows us more forward.
> 
> Second, we shouldn't assume we need one new style and be done. Instead,
> I'd like to enable ourselves to have progressive enhancements over the
> years. It will also avoid having everyone trying to squeeze their own
> ideas between of a once-in-a-lifetime chance to change the styles. To
> make it easier on the tooling, we also need something predictable. So,
> I'd like to propose that we allow ourselves to update the /TR style
> sheets once per year, on January 1. All documents published in that year
> would  have to use the style, ensuring some consistency. Note that it
> doesn't imply we have to change the style every year, but it gives us an
> opportunity if we want to.
> 
> I added a set of guidelines and an hopefully simple process to do it:
> https://github.com/w3c/tr-design/blob/gh-pages/README.md
> 
> Feedback is welcome.
> 
> Philippe
> 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 17 April 2015 13:54:40 UTC

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