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Re: Moving WebDriver Spec to First Public Working Draft

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 18:18:05 +0900
To: Wilhelm Joys Andersen <w@wja.no>, Simon Stewart <shs@google.com>, David Burns <dburns@mozilla.com>
Cc: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, public-test-infra@w3.org, Philippe Le H├ęgaret <plh@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120529091804.GA29325@sideshowbarker>
The steps for taking a draft to FPWD are documented here:


The first step really is that the group needs to formally record a
resolution to proceed to FPWD. That can be done by having the Wilhelm (the
chair) send out a "Call for Consensus" message to the group, with a
deadline for comments (usually 1 week). Some recent examples:

  CfC: publish FPWD of Fullscreen spec; deadline May 24

  CfC: publish FPWD of Input Method Editor (IME); deadline May 9

Once that deadline has passed, if there are no objections to the FPWD Call
for Consensus, Wilhelm sends a Transition Request message to plh asking
linking to the Call for Consensus message and asking for approval of the

I'll work with Wilhelm to get this all started.


Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, 2012-05-24 17:04 +0200:

> On 05/24/2012 04:50 PM, Simon Stewart wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >So, according to my understanding, we need to get consensus in this group
> >and approval from the domain lead (Wilhelm, presumably). Is there anyone on
> >this list who doesn't feel we should move to FPWD? I'm all for it.
> Per <http://www.w3.org/Interaction/>, the domain lead is plh. He will need
> to approve the shortname ("webdriver"?).
> Ms2ger

Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
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