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Re: w3process-ISSUE-109 (Unreviewed Charter Extension): Should AC approval be required to extend a charter [Process Document]

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:26:17 -0700
Cc: Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-id: <53D60FF4-BAD8-439A-AE9D-B6E3A4738025@apple.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>

On Aug 26, 2014, at 5:58 , Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8/19/14 8:59 AM, Revising W3C Process Community Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> should we require an AC review or approval to extend a charter (sometimes, always, more than X amount of time)?
> 
> Seems like it would be mostly `make work` to have a formal AC review if the length (of a WG's charter extension) is relatively short. As such, a formal AC review of a charter extension should only be done if the extension is on the long-ish side, say 6+ months.

I also think we can trust that the staff will push back on repeated extensions without review.  However, would it be prudent to have a suggestion at least that charters be formally reviewed once the extensions have got to a certain length (e.g. 1 year, 1.5 years)?


David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 21:26:47 UTC

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