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Re: Short names for XForms technical specs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 18:43:59 +0100
Message-ID: <1249635512.20071212184359@w3.org>
To: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>(new)

On Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 3:17:33 AM, John wrote:

JB>  
JB> Hi Chris,  
JB>  
JB> Could you let me know please if there is any progress on the
JB> allocation request for the XForms shortnames (included again below for convenience).

Ian Jacobs seems to be saying that shortnames for minor version
numbers should not be used. I (and some others) are arguing against
that.

JB> Tomorrow is the Forms WG telecon, and I need to be able to say
JB> what's happening here as it affects our ability to complete an action item.
JB>  
JB> Thanks, 
JB> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
JB>  Senior Technical Staff Member
JB>  Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
JB>  Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
JB>  Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
JB>  IBM Victoria Software Lab
JB>  E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com  
JB>  
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JB>  
JB>   
JB> ----- Forwarded by John Boyer/CanWest/IBM on 12/11/2007 06:15 PM -----
JB>    John Boyer/CanWest/IBM 
JB> 12/07/2007 04:22 PM 
JB>     
JB> To
JB>  Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>   
JB> cc
JB>     
JB> Subject
JB>  Re: Short namesLink 
JB>      
JB>  
JB>  
JB> P.S. Since Steven is out, could you actually do whatever a team
JB> contact would do to make these names take the meanings defined? 
JB>  
JB> I am guessing that it's just a request to the webmaster, but
JB> since that seems slightly different than approving the names, I
JB> thought it best to ask since we need the names to go live so that
JB> Leigh Klotz can send out the newsletter containing the names. 
JB>  
JB> Thanks, 
JB> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
JB>  STSM: Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
JB>  Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
JB>  Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
JB>  IBM Victoria Software Lab
JB>  E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com  
JB>  
JB>  Blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/JohnBoyer
JB>  
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JB>  
JB>  
JB>    John Boyer/CanWest/IBM@IBMCA  
JB> Sent by: w3c-html-cg-request@w3.org 
JB> 12/07/2007 03:14 PM 
JB>     
JB> To
JB>  Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>   
JB> cc
JB>  Hypertext CG <w3c-html-cg@w3.org>   
JB> Subject
JB>  Short names 
JB>      
JB>  
JB>  
JB>  

JB>  Hi Chris, 
JB>  
JB>  In accordance with the HCG call discussion today, would you please approve the following:
JB>  
JB>  xforms10 - The latest edition of the XForms 1.0 recommendation (currently the third edition)
JB>  
JB>  xforms11 - The latest edition of XForms 1.1, regardless of
JB> status (currently candidate recommendation) 
JB>  
JB>  xforms1 - The latest edition of XForms 1.x, regardless of status
JB> (currently XForms 1.1 candidate recommendation) 
JB>  
JB>  xforms - The latest recommendation (currently XForms 1.0 third edition).
JB>  
JB>  I don't know whether there is any script change or file
JB> reorganization needed to make these four names happen, but it
JB> should be noted that right now the names xforms and xforms11 point
JB> to the right things, so only the new names being requested are xforms10 and xforms1.
JB>  
JB>  Reasonably early next year, we will need xforms12, xforms20 and
JB> xforms2, but right now we don't have FPWDs for those, so there is no need to create those yet.
JB>  
JB>  Thanks, 
JB>  John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
JB>  STSM: Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
JB>  Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
JB>  Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
JB>  IBM Victoria Software Lab
JB>  E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com  
JB>  
JB>  Blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/JohnBoyer
JB>   
JB>  



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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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