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Re: WG comments, Working Drafts, and Last Call -- clarification please?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 19:36:06 +0200
Message-ID: <4A7B1486.8040603@gmx.de>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Shelley Powers wrote:
> I followed the teleconference in IRC archives. A lot of stuff.
> 
> Questions of clarification:
> 
> Do we still have discussion when it comes to publishing a Working
> Draft, regardless of who publishes it?

Yes. (There was discussion around this, but no conclusion).

> Do we need consensus, or are all Working Drafts being published,
> unless someone actively protests?

No news on this.

> If someone publishes a Working Draft with many differences, can we
> discuss each, or is it a case of all or nothing?

Not discussed, as far as I recall.

> Is it true that the Working Group can't comment during Last Call? That
> we have to raise issues before then?

That would be a good reason to leave the WG by then :-). Not sure about it.

> If this is true, is Last Call still on schedule for October? Do we
> know when in October?

I'd like to know this as well. With the ton of open issues, I just don't 
see how to get there, unless we finally start pruning the stuff that's 
orthogonal and doesn't enjoy any kind of consensus.

BR, Julian
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