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[Bug 13306] Deadline for implementation of WG Decisions

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Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 17:18:38 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 2011-07-21 17:18:36 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> (In reply to comment #0)
> > A WG decision about an Issue can be made in several ways as per the Decision
> > Policy.  For example, see the Escalation Process at
> > http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy-v2.html#escalation
> > Unfortunately the Decision Policy does not state how long Editors have to
> > implement such WG decisions in the respective Editor's Draft(s).  
> > The Decision Policy should be clear about this requirement since getting a
> > revised document including a WG Decision is often on the critical path to WG
> > members' ability to file new bugs on the changed material.
> 
> I would like to propose that Editor's have two weeks to implement WG Decisions
> and that the DP be changed to reflect this implementation period.
> 

I think the time period should be at least one calendar month. Sometimes
decisions are complicated to apply and at times there are many pending at once.
Further, editors may well be involved in production of Change Proposals at the
same time. The deadline should be designed to be sufficient for the worst case.

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