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Re: Last Call decision poll

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 15:56:33 -0700
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Philippe Le Hegaret (plh@w3.org)" <plh@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>
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To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>

On May 17, 2011, at 2:56 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> On May 15, 2011, at 11:14 AM, Paul Cotton wrote:
> 
>>> 9. May 15-22: WG survey on Last Call based on May 8 Editor's draft
>> 
>> As per my message [1] on Mar 31, we are scheduled to commence a poll of the HTML WG on moving some of our specifications to Last Call  today.  
> 
> Why are we having a last call poll on a draft that isn't even published yet?
> Publish it with a date first and then call the poll, so that the comments
> received can be grounded on a specific version of the specs.

In the W3C, it is not conventional to first publish a document as an ordinary Working Draft and then that identical version as a Last Call Working Draft. Rather, the Working Group publishes a new version as a Last Call Working Draft directly.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 22:57:02 GMT

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