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Re: Documentation of the updated decision process of the DNT WG

From: イアンフェッティ <ifette@google.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2012 14:21:30 -0800
Message-ID: <CAF4kx8do2_-q2aUCibeEFArYnp8T4B-A6W2A2KFXQkdUui0yUQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Cc: Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
I see the discussion of the process, I also see concerns. I don't see any
resolution recorded or any vote.

I will also note that the charter of this group specifically says

"As explained in the Process Document (section 3.3), this group will seek
to make decisions when there is consensus. When the Chair puts a question
and observes dissent, after due consideration of different opinions, the
Chair should record a decision (possibly after a formal vote) and any
objections, and move on.

This charter is written in accordance with Section 3.4, Votes of the W3C
Process Document and includes no voting procedures beyond what the Process
Document requires."

Section 3.4 of the W3C process document is quite specific about voting
requirements, and our charter specifically states no procedure beyond what
the W3C process document requires are adopted by the group.

This seems like a significant change to the charter of the group which
should wait for the rechartering discussion.

-Ian

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org> wrote:

> Discussion of the new process, with links to Matthias' slides and
> Matthias' conclusion that we have agreement are in the Process section of
> the minutes from January 26th.
>
> http://www.w3.org/2012/01/26-dnt-minutes.html#item01
>
> Thanks,
> Nick
>
> On Mar 7, 2012, at 1:32 PM, Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ) wrote:
>
> Matthias,
>
> Can you please point to a point in the minutes of the Brussels f2f where
> this policy was agreed upon?
>
> -Ian
>
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Team,
>>
>>
>> we've managed to put the revised decision process in writing:
>>  http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/decision-policy.html
>>
>> This process has been agreed upon at our Brussels meeting and we
>> started using it in the meantime.
>>
>> If you have questions, do not hesitate to drop us a line.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> matthias
>>
>
>
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