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Re: HTML Working Group Decision Policy - for discussion

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 13:27:06 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80910070527r492759b2ue6cb801ba623559@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
I volunteer to liaise with UUAWG and get the issues into bugzilla

regards
Stevef

2009/10/7 Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

>
> On Oct 7, 2009, at 4:28 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
>>
>> Thanks to the HTML WG Chairs [1] for drafting a HTML Working Group
>> Decision Policy [2]. A procedure document such as this had been
>> lacking for some time [3]. So your work is much appreciated.
>>
>> One thing that doesn't seem to be addressed is how comments from the
>> HTML Public Comments list [4] will be handled.
>>
>
> Comments like that need to make it into bugzilla - either through the
> efforts of the commenter, or by getting help from a volunteer. Sam and I are
> both willing to help with bug filing if needed.
>
> The Spec says:
>> "If you wish to make comments regarding this document, please send
>> them to public-html-comments@w3.org (subscribe, archives) or
>> whatwg@whatwg.org (subscribe, archives), or submit them using our
>> public bug database." [5]
>>
>
> Assuming there aren't changes to the policy based on feedback from the WG,
> we'll recommend changing these instructions in the spec.
>
>
>> How will public comments fit into this process? For instance the User
>> Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group sent in a substantial
>> list of issues yesterday [6].
>>
>
> I've seen their comments. If feedback on the Decision Policy does not
> introduce major changes, my plan is as follows:
>
> 1) Recommend that the UAAG WG file their issues in bugzilla, one per bug.
> 2) Offer to do this for them if necessary.
>
> I've been holding off on making this request for now for now, because the
> policy was so close to being ready that it seemed better to wait a little,
> and cite the policy. We have experienced some cases of confusion when trying
> to act on parts of the policy before it was publicly documented, and I did
> not want to cause additional confusion.
>
> That being said, if the UAAG WG would like to file bugs now, without
> waiting until the policy is 100% solid, then that would be appreciated and
> helpful. The suggested info to include in a bugzilla bug is described in the
> Decision Policy draft.[1]
>
> Regards,
> Maciej
>
> [1]
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#bugzilla-bug
>
>
>


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