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Seeking Comments on LCWD of Guidelines for Web Content Transformation Proxies; 6 November deadline

From: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 06:45:30 -0800
Message-Id: <7DF1A7A9-1E24-4DE1-9100-531E8025C43F@nokia.com>
Cc: Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
WebApps has been asked to review the following LCWD by the Mobile Web  
Best Practices WG:

  Guidelines for Web Content Transformation Proxies 1.0

If you have any comments, please send them - by November 6 at the  
latest - to:


-Regards, Art Barstow

Begin forwarded message:

> From: ext Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org>
> Date: November 3, 2009 12:27:03 AM PST
> To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Noah Mendelsohn  
> <Noah_Mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton  
> <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>,  
> Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Steven Pemberton  
> <steven@w3.org>, "Barstow Art (Nokia-CIC/Boston)"  
> <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, Charles McCathieNeville  
> <chaals@opera.com>, Deborah Dahl <dahl@conversational- 
> technologies.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Mary Ellen Zurko  
> <mzurko@us.ibm.com>
> Cc: "chairs@w3.org" <chairs@w3.org>
> Subject: [Reminder] Guidelines for Web Content Transformation  
> Proxies: Last Call Working  Draft
> Dear chairs,
> This is a reminder that the Last Call review period of the Guidelines
> for Web Content Transformation Proxies ends at the end of the week. We
> would be grateful if the group whose chairs are listed in the "To"  
> field
> could discuss and review the document in their groups. If a group  
> would
> like to review the document but needs additional time, please let  
> us know.
> The document is available for review at:
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-ct-guidelines-20091006/
> More information on the topics covered by the document that your group
> might be interested to review can be found in the transition
> announcement below.
> Thanks,
> Francois Daoust,
> Staff contact for the Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group.
> Francois Daoust wrote:
>> Hello TAG, HTML WG, XHTML2 WG, WebApps WG, HCG, Web Security  
>> Context WG
>> Chairs,
>> This is a transition announcement for the Last Call Working Draft  
>> of the
>> Guidelines for Web Content Transformation Proxies, published today  
>> at:
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-ct-guidelines-20091006/
>> This set of guidelines for Web Content Transformation proxies  
>> (i.e. non
>> transparent HTTP proxies) was developed by the W3C Mobile Web Best
>> Practices Working Group to address some of the needs identified in
>> particular on mobile networks, in accordance with the working group's
>> charter [1].
>> The document was published as Last Call a year ago under the title
>> "Content Transformation Guidelines", and you had been invited to  
>> review
>> the specification back then. The Working Group received many comments
>> during the last call review period, and has been working on  
>> updating the
>> guidelines since then. The group believes it has now addressed all  
>> the
>> comments and decided to publish a second Last Call [2]. Status ref.
>> patent policy is available at [3].
>> This new Last Call review period extends until 6 November 2009,  
>> and we
>> would be grateful if your group could review the document once  
>> more, in
>> particular:
>>  * for the TAG, since the document still relates to its issue
>> genericResources-53 and its accompanying finding:
>>  http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/alternatives-discovery
>>  * for the HTML and XHTML2 Working Groups, since the document  
>> makes use
>> of the (X)HTML link element to give hints on content  
>> transformation proxies
>>  * for the WebApps Working Group, since the document applies to  
>> proxies
>> that may receive requests initiated by XmlHTTPRequest objects.
>>  * for the HyperText CG, as the official point of liaison with the  
>> Open
>> Mobile Alliance which might want to submit a review on the document
>> given its implications on the mobile ecosystem.
>>  * for the Web Security Context WG, for the section on HTTPS link
>> rewriting.
>> (The Working Group is also requesting a review from the IETF HTTPBis
>> Working Group).
>> If your group wants to submit a review but is unable to provide it in
>> that timeframe, please let us know so that we can determine a  
>> possible
>> extension of the review period.
>> The working group has just sent official replies to the commenters of
>> the previous Last Call. At this point of time, there are no formal
>> objections.
>> Thanks,
>> Francois Daoust,
>> Staff Contact of the Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2008/06/MWBP-WG-charter.html#deliverables
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2009/09/29-bpwg-minutes#item05
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/37584/status
Received on Tuesday, 3 November 2009 14:46:23 UTC

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