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RE: publish Last Call Working Draft of Web IDL; deadline July 7

From: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 19:33:57 +0000
To: public-script-coord <public-script-coord@w3.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
CC: Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>, Luke Hoban <lukeh@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <104E6B5B6535E849970CDFBB1C5216EB434F6A8F@TK5EX14MBXC136.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Microsoft supports publishing a Last Call working draft of the Web IDL spec.
We believe that the spec is feature complete and meets the requirements below.
While we have a few reservations about Exceptions and share some of the concerns
voiced in the separate thread on that topic, we believe that can be dealt with
as Last Call comments.

On Thursday, June 30, 2011 3:46 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> As Cameron indicated in [1], all non-enhancements bugs for Web IDL are
> now resolved and as such, this is a Call for Consensus to publish a Last
> Call Working Draft of Web IDL:
> 
>    http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/
> 
> This CfC satisfies the group's requirement to "record the group's
> decision to request advancement" for this LCWD.
> 
> Note the Process Document states the following regarding the
> significance/meaning of a LCWD:
> 
> [[
> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#last-call
> 
> Purpose: A Working Group's Last Call announcement is a signal that:
> 
> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied its relevant
> technical requirements (e.g., of the charter or requirements document)
> in the Working Draft;
> 
> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied significant
> dependencies with other groups;
> 
> * other groups SHOULD review the document to confirm that these
> dependencies have been satisfied. In general, a Last Call announcement
> is also a signal that the Working Group is planning to advance the
> technical report to later maturity levels.
> ]]
> 
> Positive response to this CfC is preferred and encouraged and silence
> will be considered as agreement with the proposal. The deadline for
> comments is July 7. Please send all comments to:
> 
>      public-script-coord@w3.org
> 
> -Art Barstow
> 
> 
> 
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