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Re: CfC: Adopt Proposed Decision Policy

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 10:31:08 -0500
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1258126268.31033.23.camel@chacal>
This is a request for clarification, not an objection.

As I explained last week during the HTML f2f, the W3C Advisroy Board
noticed that it's unclear how one goes to object to a decision of the
editor if the original commenter agreed with the editor's response (step
5.a and even 5.b). You suggested that the policy should be updated to
clarify that anyone, not just the original commenter, is authorized to
escalate the process. I suggested that they can either escalate or
reopen a bug instead.


On Wed, 2009-10-28 at 02:33 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> There's been a fair amount of discussion about the Decision Policy[1],  
> and we've already starting putting parts of it into practice. After  
> consulting with my co-Chairs, we believe it is time to formally  
> propose the policy for adoption by the group. Specifically:
> ** RESOLUTION: HTML Working Group to adopt the proposed Decision  
> Policy at http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html  
> **
> Note: this doesn't mean this policy is locked in forever. The Chairs  
> are committed to reviewing the policy and making adjustments as we go.
> f you object to this resolution, please indicate your objection by  
> Tuesday, November 10, 2009(*). If you object, please give a reason. It  
> doesn't have to be a very good reason, but it should be a reason that  
> you believe in. If there are no objections by the stated date, this  
> resolution will become a Working Group Decision by unanimous consent.
> Regards,
> Maciej
> * - I'm making the period for objections longer than the customary  
> week to give people some time before and after TPAC to give their input.
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