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Re: charter diffs [was: An HTML language spec...]

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 09:19:43 +0100
Message-ID: <49266F1F.6060708@gmx.de>
To: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> On Nov 21, 2008, at 02:13, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
>> The process for substantive changes to the charter involves
>> a 4 week review by the representatives of the W3C membership.
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/activities.html#ActivityModification 
>>
>> We have done none of those in this WG.
>>
>> The most recent change was clearly editorial. CVS says
>> Mike "added some IDs".
> [...]
>> --- WWW/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter.html    2007/03/07 14:51:58    1.21
>> +++ WWW/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter.html    2007/04/18 10:48:03    1.22
>> @@ -75,9 +75,8 @@
>>
>>       <p>
>>         This group will maintain and produce incremental
>> -        revisions to the HTML specification, which includes
>> -        the series of specifications previously published as XHTML 
>> version
>> -        1. Both XML and 'classic HTML' syntaxes will be produced.</p>
>> +        revisions to the HTML specification.
>> +        Both XML and 'classic HTML' syntaxes will be produced.</p>
> 
> 
> This one is a pretty substantive change in practice.

It is.

Not sure about the specifics of the W3C process, but I would assume that 
this change of wording requires new approval.

For the record, 
<http://web.archive.org/web/20070324223056/http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter.html#scope> 
shows the relevant section as of March 23, 2007.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 21 November 2008 08:20:24 GMT

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