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

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:59:04 +0100
To: public-tracking@w3.org, ifette@google.com
Cc: Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>, Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>, Sean Harvey <sharvey@google.com>
Message-ID: <5420727.9iFleFxcD6@hegel.sophia.w3.org>
Ian, Sean, 

do you have a specific issue in mind that you're concerned the chairs will 
rush to close without asking your opinion? Or is it the theoretic possibility 
to close an issue if there is no contribution that raises your concern? 

If it is the former, I'm sure the Chairs are ready to address this issue. If 
it is the latter, as W3C Legal counsel, I'm happy to take that discussion 
offline with you to explain options and re-assure you that the W3C Process is 
fair and balanced and will not force you into things that you don't want. 

Sean, minutes are online and in IRC at the meeting. If you feel you haven't 
agreed, please send a reply to the email announcing the minutes to the Group 
with a detailed response on what you meant to say. We are not in an ultimate 
formal setup where we would have to call Aleecia "Mrs. Chairman" every time we 
address her. If there is no announcement, just send email to the public 
mailing-list. We can link that from the minutes.



On Wednesday 07 March 2012 21:01:33 Ian Fette wrote:
> The process document states "If no text proposals are written for an issue,
> the chairs may choose to close the issue for apparent lack of interest." --
> this is the specific point I am objecting to. If it said "the chairs may
> propose to the group closing the issue" that would be one thing, but this
> proposed process document implies something quite different that I do not
> agree with.
Received on Thursday, 8 March 2012 19:59:33 UTC

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