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Re: Name of Last Call Candidate Recommendation Re: New draft of Chapter 7 Process proposal

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:24:12 -0500
Cc: "David Singer" <singer@apple.com>, "Jeff Jaffe" <jeff@w3.org>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E586BE98-3848-44B5-9E84-9CC7A69786CA@w3.org>
To: "Charles McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru>

On Oct 18, 2013, at 7:22 PM, "Charles McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> On Sat, 19 Oct 2013 01:39:51 +0200, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:
>> On Oct 18, 2013, at 6:14 PM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>>> On Oct 18, 2013, at 7:12 , Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org> wrote:
>>>> On 10/17/2013 9:44 PM, Charles McCathie Nevile wrote:
> ...
>>>>> Finally, Ivan Herman points out that the name Last Call Candidate Recommendation is horrid. I agree, but think we need "Last Call" in the title to help us clarify that it is the stage referred to in the Patent Policy as "Last Call". Anyone have a good idea for this?
>>>> 
>>>> How about "Last Call"?
>>> 
>>> Neat, I wonder where you thought that!
>>> 
>>> I think the process should give a name to a document that the WG thinks is 'done' and wants formal public review on, even if nothing is tied to it.  How about PR (Public Review)?  Otherwise, neither the WG nor the public know when a public WD is 'complete'.
>> 
>> I make some similar suggestions here:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/2013Oct/0066.html
>> 
>> Namely:
>> 
>> * Mature Draft                   (This conveys info about the maturity)
>> * External Review Draft    (This conveys the action we want done, and that we are looking beyond the WG)
>> * RIPE Draft. This stands for: Review and Implementation, Particularly Externally! :)
> 
> I'm big on "Last Call". One of the ideas was to make Last Calls actually
> mean "As far as we can tell, we're done", as opposed to "please have a
> look".
> 
> I would also like to keep the words 'Last Call' because they have an
> important meaning in the Patent Policy, and keeping that link clear in
> both directions seems useful, until we can change the Patent Policy.
> 
> Beyond that, my major goal is not to lose too much time on discussion of this question.

Sure. I was only responding to your question. :)

Ian
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