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Re: Getting the ball rolling on a better W3C process

From: Innovimax W3C <innovimax+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 14:19:21 +0100
Message-ID: <CAAK2GfEPryHVQvKM5jc0gnF3k4qkout+BtWWZ7F-FZrxdytkZQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich" <k.scheppe@telekom.de>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
+10 to Kai/Charles as chairs

Mohamed

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich <
k.scheppe@telekom.de> wrote:

> Hi Dom,
>
> I could co-chair with Charles.
>
>
> Jumping ahead to some later mails, I support Charles' view to tackle the
> issues by priority.
>
> In the summary on the blog I show groupings of issues and my perception,
> at the discussion, was we have three main target areas for activities.
>
> 1) Early in the process
> 2) Late in the process
> 3) General aspects
>
> The rest can follow.
>
>
> Adopting an agile model we could prioritize, following Charles'
> suggestion, and develop possible solutions for each point.
>
> These solutions could then be given to the AB for consideration.
>
>
> Keep in mind, this process will have to be iterative!
> A process based on theory does not survive reality.
> A process based on reality will be lived and modified.
>
>
> Kai
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Dominique Hazael-Massieux [mailto:dom@w3.org]
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. November 2011 16:45
> > An: public-w3process@w3.org; Charles McCathieNevile
> > Betreff: Getting the ball rolling on a better W3C process
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Thanks to Kai for summarizing the session at TPAC on the blog:
> > http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/2011/11/15/results-from-tpac-
> > 2011-session-on-revisiting-how-w3c-creates-standards/
> >
> > (and thanks to Steve for starting the first thread on the list :)
> >
> > There was a lot of positive energy at the break out session on making
> > the W3C process better adapted to the way groups actually develop
> > standards, and I would personally want to ensure that we don't lose
> > that
> > energy by having this group dormant.
> >
> > Charles, you've nominated yourself as a chair, so I'm hoping you'll put
> > some energy in organizing the discussions here; since you're also an
> > Advisory Board Member, I think your participation will be extremely
> > useful here.
> >
> > I wonder if anyone else would be interested to volunteer as a co-chair,
> > to put more energy behind driving this work forward. (I am not, FWIW)
> >
> > I think our first goal should be to refine what topics we want to work
> > on, what outcome we expect from the group; I think it's fairly clear
> > that the Advisory Board would be the ultimate recipient of our input,
> > but whether that input is a list of issues, and/or a list of solutions
> > is not yet entirely clear to me (at least).
> >
> > We should also try to identify which issues need fixing (because they
> > prevent groups to work adequately) vs would-be-nice-to-fix (to better
> > reflect how groups currently work); another axis of analysis should be
> > which can be fixed quickly (for some definition of quickly) and which
> > are longer-terms changes.
> >
> > Dom
> >
> >
>
>


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