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Re: agenda: HTML WG teleconference 2007-04-26T17:00:00Z

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 15:50:08 -0500
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1177534208.22874.44.camel@dirk>

On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 14:25 -0400, Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
> 2 additional/supplemental agenda items:
> 
> 1. what are canonical HTML's dependencies? 
> 
> should we not take into account work such as -- XForms, XPointer, 
> RDF, and EARL [note 1] -- and all relevant W3C Technical 
> Recommendations published since the last iteration of HTML? 
> 
> we should at least come to consensus as a WG by making and 
> maintaining a list of such dependencies. 

Yes, we should take into account other relevant work.
The specification(s) we develop will, as a matter of course, cite
other specs that we depend on. So developing a list of
dependencies is part of developing the specification.

So it seems to me that the "spec baseline" agendum is the next
step to take in this direction during a teleconference.

(Meanwhile, I do keep a list of the groups that maintain related
specs at http://www.w3.org/html/wg/il16#coord , based
on the list from our charter. )


> 2. the public-html blog 
> 
> what are the proper use and guidelines for adding content to and use 
> of the ESW Wiki in the WG's process.  is it a tracking mechanism, a 
> catch-all of ideas and brainstorming?  should it be reserved for 
> formal proposals and reactions to them?  will there be -- or should 
> there be -- a blog monitor, responsible for maintaining proposals 
> and overseeing the activities of others who edit the wiki?   

I expect to make only limited progress on the overall question
of collaboration tools and processes during tomorrow's teleconference.
I expect it will take a group this size some months to get
to a stable rhythm.

Some discussion of blog/wiki usage may come up during the main
agenda, but I prefer to keep it somewhat separate. It's
fine for the orientation
discussion (http://www.w3.org/html/wg/il16#orient26 ).

Note that the HTML WG is not the only forum W3C hosts
on collaboration, by far...
  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-collaboration/
  http://www.w3.org/Collaboration/
  http://esw.w3.org/topic/TrackingIssues
  http://www.w3.org/QA/


p.s. I notice you're one of 4 people who indicated, in the
teleconference survey, availability and willingness to help
with the orientation discussion. Do you use IRC regularly?
Or would you like to talk about it by phone?
I'm in the #html-wg channel (on irc.w3.org, port 6665 )
just now. I'm somewhat available for a few more hours,
and then I'll be back again in the morning, Chicago time.


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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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