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Delay in File * spec publications in /TR/ [Was: CfC: publish LCWD of File API; deadline March 3]

From: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:39:22 -0400
Message-Id: <BE3483C3-F9F1-4548-80AC-03B0425BA0F2@nokia.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Hi All - the publication of the File API LC was delayed because of some logistical issues for Arun as well as some additional edits he intends to make. 

This delay also resulted in Eric's two File * specs not being published since they have a dependency on the latest File API spec.

Arun - can you please give us at least a rough idea when you expect the spec to be ready for LC publication?

Jonas - as co-Editor of File API, can you help get the File API LC published? 

Eric - your File * docs were last published in April 2011 so I think it would be good to get new versions published in /TR/ soon-ish. OTOH, if they have dependencies on the latest File API, it may be better to postpone their publication until File API is published. WDYT?

-Thanks, ArtB

On Feb 25, 2012, at 7:19 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:

> Comments and bugs submitted during the pre-LC comment period for File API spec have been addressed and since there are no open bugs, this is a Call for Consensus to publish a LCWD of the File API spec using the latest ED as the basis:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/
> 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.
> ]]
> If you have any comments or concerns about this CfC, please send them to public-webapps@w3.org by March 3 at the latest. Positive response is preferred and encouraged and silence will be assumed to be agreement with the proposal.
> -Thanks, AB
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