W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-w3process@w3.org > May 2014

Re: Draft [transition-request] PR for the W3C Process Document (revised)

From: Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2014 09:12:47 -0400
Message-ID: <5362484F.5040502@w3.org>
To: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: "ab@w3.org" <ab@w3.org>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
On 5/1/2014 12:12 AM, Stephen Zilles wrote:
> All,
> 
> The Advisory Board and its Process Document Task Force would like to
> request the transition to PR of
> 
>  
> 
>     Title
> 
>         World Wide Web Consortium Process Document
> 
>     URL
> 
>         http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/
> 
>     Editors' draft
> 
>         https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/default/cover.html

We should snapshot this to someplace else for the AC review.

I propose www.w3.org/2014/05/Process-20140506

I am happy to help make that happen.

And somewhat contrary to our practice for Technical Reports I propose
that we not change the version at /Consortium/Process until a new
Process has been adopted.

-Ralph


>     Proposed publication date: Tuesday, 6 May 2014
> 
>  
> 
>     Abstract
> 
> The mission of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is to lead the World
> Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that
> promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability. The W3C Process
> Document describes the organizational structure of the W3C and the
> processes related to the responsibilities and functions they exercise to
> enable W3C to accomplish its mission. This document does not describe
> the internal workings of the Team or W3C's public communication mechanisms.
> 
>  
> 
> For more information about the W3C mission and the history of W3C,
> please refer to About W3C <http://www.w3.org/Consortium/> [PUB15].
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Record of the decision to request the transition
> 
> ------------------------------------------------
> 
> WBS Ballot: https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/7756/ProcessDoc/results
> 
>  
> 
> Report of important changes to the document
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> 
> There has been some editorial clarification, but no significant changes
> were made since the Last Call. See
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/rev/41f97f342b7d for details of these changes.
> 
>  
> 
> The major changes made to Chapter 7 since the 2005 version of the Process Document are listed in the Status Section of the (revised) document: https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/default/cover.html#status .
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Evidence that the document satisfies group's requirements
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Almost three years ago, the Advisory Board began looking for ways to make
> 
> specification development more agile. In the November 2012 TPAC Meeting,
> the Advisory Board realized that some of the major issues related to
> agility were in the complexity of Last Call, Candidate Recommendation
> and Proposed Recommendation. Because these are completely specified in
> Chapter 7 of the current W3C Process, we have focused on the
> requirements that can be addressed in a modified Chapter 7. The
> remaining process issues (those not directly related to Chapter 7) have
> been tabled until a future revision of the W3C Process.
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Evidence that dependencies with other groups met
> 
> ------------------------------------------------
> 
> There are no recorded dependencies with other groups.
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Evidence that the document has received wide review
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------
> 
> This was the second Last Call. The previous one had over 75 comments whose resolution is documented in http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues 
> 
> (those with Document Life Cycle (ch 7) as the "Product")
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Evidence that issues have been formally addressed
> 
> -------------------------------------------------
> 
> There were no comments received on the final Last Call document, but
> during the Last Call period, there were comments received on a prior
> version of the document. These comments have been addressed or issues
> (deferred to a future update to the Process Document) have been raised.
> See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/2014Apr/0034.html .
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Objections
> 
> ----------
> 
> There were no objections.
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Implementation information
> 
> --------------------------
> 
> The implementation plan is described at the end of the message
> announcing the final Last Call:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2014JanMar/0138.html
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Patent disclosures
> 
> ------------------
> 
> Patents are not relevant to this document.
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Steve Zilles
> 
> Chair, AB Process Document Task Force
> 
>  
> 
Received on Thursday, 1 May 2014 13:12:57 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 20:35:10 UTC