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Re: Rough draft of Cross-Working Group Review Policy

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 09:12:12 -0800
Message-ID: <63df84f1002040912j227fc205x5e9dce6fb813619e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Maciej,

I think it would be a good idea if the collected comments are posted
to public-html for review before being sent to the other WG. This is
not to try to gain consensus on the comments, but to allow the
individuals to ensure that their intended comments are reflected in
the submission.

/ Jonas

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 9:00 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>
> The following is my proposed revision of Paul's procedure for cross-WG review:
>
>
> = Proposed Policy for Cross-Working Group Review of Last Call Working Drafts =
>
> Often other Working Groups ask the HTML Working Group to review a Last Call Working Draft. Many Working Drafts impact our work. The intent of this policy is to facilitate review with a minimum of process overhead, and at the same time without accidentally misleading the receiving Working Group about the source and nature of the comments.
>
> We would take the following steps:
>
> 1) Chairs call for one or more volunteers to collect review comments from the Working Group.
> 2) Once chosen, the volunteer sets a deadline to provide comments.
> 3) Working Group members provide review comments.
> 4) The comments are collected and identified according to the person or persons who made or actively supported the comment.
> 5) The collected comments are submitted to the Working Group seeking review. The collected comments will be prefaced with a statement like the following:
>
> "These are collected comments from members of the HTML Working Group on FooBarML 4.2. Comments have not been reviewed for Working Group consensus. To follow up on a particular comments, please contact the individuals responsible for each comment as well as the HTML Working Group."
>
> In addition to the collected comments, Working Group members are also free to comment on Last Call Working Drafts of other groups individually.
>
> Regards,
> Maciej
>
>
>
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