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Re: CfC: publish a FPWD of Web Components Explainer; deadline May 9

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 15:03:05 -0700
Message-ID: <4FA1AF19.3000106@nokia.com>
To: olli@pettay.fi
CC: ext Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>, public-webapps@w3.org
On 5/2/12 1:27 PM, ext Olli Pettay wrote:
> I don't understand this.
> The explainer doesn't look like something which should become a 
> recommendation.

And it may never become a Recommendation (f.ex. the group may later 
decide to publish it as a WG Note).

> It just, well, explains how the various proposed APIs work.
> So, why do we need explainer as FPWD?

Some people in the meeting (including me) thought this would be a useful 
informative (non-normative) wrapper for the Shadow DOM and other related 
specs in Dimitri's queue.

-AB

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> -Olli
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> On 05/02/2012 11:22 PM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> As discussed during WebApps' May 1 f2f meeting [2], the Web Components
>> Explainer document is ready for a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)
>> publication and this a Call for Consensus (CfC) to do so:
>>
>>     
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcomponents/raw-file/tip/explainer/index.html
>>
>> This CfC satisfies the group's requirement to "record the group's
>> decision to request advancement".
>>
>> By publishing this FPWD, the group sends a signal to the community to
>> begin reviewing the document. The FPWD reflects where the group is on
>> this spec at the time of publication; it does not necessarily mean there
>> is consensus on the spec's contents.
>>
>> Positive response to this CfC is preferred and encouraged and silence
>> will be considered as agreement with the proposal. The deadline for
>> comments is May 9. Please send all comments to:
>>
>> public-webapps@w3.org
>>
>> -Art Barstow
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2012/05/01-webapps-minutes.html#item03
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject:     ACTION-659: Start a CfC to publish a FPWD of Web Components
>> Explainer (when an ED with TR template is available) (Web Applications
>> Working Group)
>> Date:     Tue, 1 May 2012 19:16:17 +0000
>> From:     ext Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker
>> <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
>> Reply-To:     Web Applications Working Group <public-webapps@w3.org>
>> To: <art.barstow@nokia.com>
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>>
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>> ACTION-659: Start a CfC to publish a FPWD of Web Components Explainer
>> (when an ED with TR template is available) (Web Applications Working 
>> Group)
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/actions/659
>>
>> On: Arthur Barstow
>> Due: 2012-05-08
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