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Re: CfC: Request transition of HTML5 to Candidate Recommendation

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:27:42 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=4pwtzQAoyE1BD7ROkr2D0c7V-NhG+hiSwdnTgxqSDAQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:19 AM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> On Jul 16, 2014, at 1:22 PM, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> On 16/07/2014 20:09 , Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>> That is not a stable link, let alone a stable document.  Did you read it
>>> with CSS on?  I don't see why you are refusing to publish it as a WG product
>>> first before calling for CR.
>> I am not aware of any group having done that, ever. I'm not even sure I understand what you're asking for.
> I think that I come from the time when W3C process was actually followed
> because that's what was agreed to by the consortium members.
> All you have to do is send the editor's draft to the Team to publish the
> technical content as a WD (or as LCWD), replacing the current document in
> TR space, before asking the working group to claim that the document has
> been reviewed by the public and determined to be CR-mature and stable.
> The side-effect of doing so is that the links in your issues that claim to
> have fixed something noted in LC will actually point to a document that
> has that fix, the version links at the top of the document will actually
> reflect what changes have been made since LC, and the status of this
> document section will not be absurdly incorrect.
> The move from last WD to CR is supposed to be handled by the Pub team
> automatically after Director approval -- there is no need for the WG
> to review a make-believe CR published on some other website with a
> false date and bad links, since there are not supposed to be any substantive
> changes between the WD and CR.  If there are, it is a publication error
> that can be immediately fixed.
> ....Roy

I think you may be talking about the document that will be published
once the move the CR is approved. Right now, this is just the document
that is proposed to move to CR.

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