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Re: ISSUE-100 - going to PR with open exclusions

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:18:10 -0700
Cc: Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-id: <7929C435-1B47-4C13-BC1A-71482BA91C0D@apple.com>
To: chaals@yandex-team.ru

> On Mar 9, 2015, at 22:46 , chaals@yandex-team.ru wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I think this should be addressed in discussion with the AC. It is (and always has been) possible to move a document along while there is an open exclusion period. In principle it is possible now to go from CR to Rec in 56 days. Although that kind of agility is only theoretical in my experience, it is also only remotely likely to occur for edited Recommendations with trivial changes.
> 
> There are strong motivations, and guidance in the process and in current practice, for being very cautious when considering publishing something without knowing if an exclusion will be made. I believe they are strong enough for the real world. I therefore propose:
> 
> "Close issue-100 with no changeā€

I would be happier if we noted the possibility in the process and advised that this only happen after consideration of the likelihood of an exclusion and its possible impact.

No formal change to the process, just a note somewhere so that chairs et al. are aware of the overlap and that they will need to think about this and discuss with the team.

> 
> cheers
> 
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David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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