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Re: UC&Req document way forward and comments from Raphael

From: Felix Sasaki <felix.sasaki@fh-potsdam.de>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 23:51:02 +0900
Message-ID: <ba4134970911240651u1290a0fcnc9621de89ef55880@mail.gmail.com>
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
Cc: Soohong Daniel Park <soohong.park@samsung.com>, public-media-annotation@w3.org
2009/11/24 RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>

> Dear all,
>
>
>  After call, I had a small talk with Raphael in IRC.
>> I think itís very reasonable way for the UC&Req document publication.
>>
>
> Some further explanations: the status section of this document reads: "The
> group does not expect this document to become a W3C Recommendation." ... so
> I assume it aims to be a W3C Note.
>
> I have argued on IRC that you can safely continue to improve the document,
> and publish a new WD early December as the group seems to have planned, and
> then let sleep this document. There is no rush to have a Note now, since it
> has the risk that the final REC will not exactly match the UC & Req
> documents (some requirements might be missing, some others might be out of
> scope for this REC, etc.).
> I have seen various groups (SKOS, OWL) that have published the UC & Req doc
> as a note the same day or just before the final REQ, though the document
> wasn't changed for a long time ...
>
>
>  UC&Req is a technical note. In this case, we can safely publish the final
>> version when the other documents will be RFC, so no rush for this document.
>> I suggest you publish a new WD. Itís useless for this document to be a note
>> now since there is a risk it is outdated when the RFC will be published.
>> Better, improve the document now, publish it and freeze it until the others
>> are REC, when others documents are REC, take this one, and publish it as an
>> note with small changes depending on the final REC.
>>
>

A big +1 to this strategy.

Best,

Felix





>
> s/RFC/REQ ... W3C produces RECOMMENDATION and not RFC.
> Cheers.
>
>  RaphaŽl
>
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