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Re: Invited Expert edges

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 09:58:45 +0100
To: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Cc: public-w3process <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ydhhv7k8svvqwp@gillie.local>

Hi Josh,

I tuned to the feedback you shared last Summer when you became invited  

On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:43:06 +0200, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 1:08 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The other fairly stale edge as an IE is FAQ | Community and Business
>> Groups [12]:
>>> Prior to Community Groups, W3C did not maintain affiliation  
>>> information for Invited Experts;
>>> those accounts are simply noted as being non-Member accounts.
>>> However, for Community Groups, in the interest of transparency about  
>>> the source of contributions to a Specification,
>>> we are requiring people with Invited Expert accounts to update their  
>>> affiliation information.
>>> In the near future,
>> ** near future **
>>> people will be able to update their accounts themselves (and maintain  
>>> accurate information as affiliations change).
>>> However, as of the August 2011 launch, we do not have that tool in  
>>> place and so the W3C staff is processing affiliation changes.
>>> There may be a delay of at most 1 day before your request is processed.
>> The launch was 4 years ago...
>> Anyway, if someone could please add me as an IE to all the places
>> where I'm a CG member (e.g. here), I'd appreciate it :)
> ok, it appears that note is stale, since I seem to be able to join
> things (maybe?).

We have updated the FAQ to remove the “near future” bits and simply  
describe what happens today.


> Although I have no good way of figuring out if I
> joined everything I might be a member of (I'm still slowly trying to
> join the various WGs I've participated in). Specifically, it's
> apparently a bad idea to try to sign up as an IE to a second WG until
> you've been approved for the first one... And, that requires you to
> wait for the WG's Team Contact...
>> [12]  
>> https://www.w3.org/community/about/faq/#i-am-already-an-invited-expert-in-a-working-group-why-do-i-need-to-update-my-account

Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Marketing & Communications -  http://www.w3.org
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