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

From: Eric U <ericu@google.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 11:25:47 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHvSExd77xfm=hfe8W+SX7Ux=5R7_1REN8WHfCCtKN3vH0nPaw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 5:39 AM, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
> 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?
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> Jonas - as co-Editor of File API, can you help get the File API LC published?
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> 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?

If it's going to be more than a month to get Arun+Jonas's spec up, we
might as well go ahead and publish mine; they've had quite a bit of
change.  If it's less than that, let's just do them all together.

> -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:
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>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/
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>> This CfC satisfies the group's requirement to "record the group's decision to request advancement" for this LCWD.
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>> Note the Process Document states the following regarding the significance/meaning of a LCWD:
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>> [[
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#last-call
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>> Purpose: A Working Group's Last Call announcement is a signal that:
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>> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied its relevant technical requirements (e.g., of the charter or requirements document) in the Working Draft;
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>> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied significant dependencies with other groups;
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>> * 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.
>> ]]
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>> 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.
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>> -Thanks, AB
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>>
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