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Re: CfC: create a public list to announce new publications; deadline Oct 15

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:27:51 +0200
To: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>, public-w3process <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-Id: <39281412800071@webcorp02g.yandex-team.ru>
08.10.2014, 16:41, "Jeff Jaffe" <jeff@w3.org>:
> On 10/8/2014 7:09 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> šIn the spirit of facilitating and increasing the likelihood of early
>> šand wide document reviews, a number of people in thread [1] voiced
>> šsupport for creating a Public list the Publications team would use to
>> šannounce publications of FPWDs, LCWDs, 2014-preCRs and CRs. This is a
>> šCall for Consensus (CfC) to create such a list and for the
>> šPublications team to use it when these types of documents are published.
>>
>> šIf anyone has any comments or concerns about this CfC, please reply by
>> šOct 15.
>
> I support this proposal. šWe may need more [2], but this would be a good
> start.

I tentatively support the proposal. When a Working Draft is published for review beyond the Working Group, with a specific pointer to what should be reviewed, I think it should go to such a list.

Assuming that review can be done when a spec is mostly baked is a *problem*. Modern rapid development means that by that time the cost of changes is quite high. The time for review is when a feature is introduced.
IMHO.

(CG chair nitpicking:
This group doesn't tell W3C what to do. It makes requests.

Sometimes the AB works *in* this group - specifically in the context of its Process Task Force, which is currently chaired by Steve Zilles. While most people probably don't care about the various differences, it is probably helpful to try and keep them straight and clear.)

cheers

>> šAssuming this CfC `passes`, a secondary issue is the name of the list.
>> šI am indifferent and offer these possibilities:
>> špublic-{pubs,publications}; other suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

I couldn't care less what it's called.

>> š-Thanks, AB
>>
>> š[1]
>> š<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/2014Oct/0000.html>
>
> [2] http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/144

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