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Re: Workshop and meeting requirements

From: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 16:29:34 -0400
Message-ID: <53712F2E.4040803@w3.org>
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
CC: "Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH)" <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>, Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>

On 5/12/2014 4:15 PM, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org 
> <mailto:jeff@w3.org>> wrote:
>
>     I want to make sure that W3C makes it easy for people to get
>     together under W3C auspices to solve web technical problems.  I
>     don't care whether it is called a workshop or a summit.  The fact
>     that the TAG found a way to meet to discuss web technical problems
>     I view as a good thing, not a problem.
>
>
> A laudable goal.  I think the TAG's event was not really "under W3C 
> auspices" - i.e., I don't see how it fits under the given guidelines, 
> but it was (imo) clearly a good thing.

I thought it was under W3C auspices because it was organized by the 
TAG.  The TAG is about "as W3C" as it gets.

>  For example, it matched most closely to the Workshop model, but it 
> was announced with just under 3 weeks of notice.  I applaud their 
> going ahead and doing it anyway.  I would like to suggest such 
> meetings are a Good Thing(tm), despite the fact that I am clearly too 
> old to be part of the Github Generation (tm pending).
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