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Re: Advisory Board Will Review of the Current Editor's Draft of Process2015 on February 12, 2015

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2015 18:49:16 -0500
Message-ID: <54D7F5FC.4070508@inkedblade.net>
To: public-w3process@w3.org
On 02/08/2015 06:47 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 01/27/2015 01:39 PM, Stephen Zilles wrote:
>> All,
>>
>> Work on Process 2015 is reaching an inflection point. Most of the work projected for 2015 has been completed and has been
>> incorporated in the draft. To continue to move forward, the Advisory Board has schedule a significant review of the proposed
>> document on February 12^th at its upcoming Advisory Board face-to-face meeting. If you have concerns about the current
>> document, it would be good to raise those on this list prior to that meeting.
>
> My concern about the current document is that it is impossible to make
> editorial changes to a REC in place.
>
> The 2005 Process requirements for editorial changes:
>    # The first two classes of change [No changes to text content AND
>    # Corrections that do not affect conformance] require no technical
>    # review of the proposed changes, although a Working Group MAY
>    # issue a Call for Review. The modified Recommendation is published
>    # according to the Team's requirements, including Publication Rules [PUB31].
>
> The 2015 Process requirements for editorial changes:
>    # Editorial changes to a Recommendation require no technical review
>    # of the proposed changes. A Working Group may request publication
>    # of a Proposed Recommendation or W3C may publish a Proposed
>    # Recommendation to make this class of change without passing through
>    # earlier maturity levels. Such publications may be called a Proposed
>    # Edited Recommendation.
>
> I consider this a regression in the W3C Process and would like the 2005
> process for class #1 and class #2 updates to REC documents reinstated.
>
> Thanks for your consideration.

p.s. See also review comment sent earlier at https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/2014Oct/0143.html

~fantasai
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