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Re: process and milestones for moving WebCGM 2.0 to LC.

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2006 15:15:21 -0600
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20060602150232.04aebd90@localhost>
To: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>,Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: public-webcgm-wg@w3.org

Okay, let's assume that we do #4 on Thursday.  Then it takes about 2 weeks 
till LC publication date?  I.e., a reasonable guess for LC publication date 
would be about 23nd June (Friday)?

So when the letter of #2 is written to the coordination WGs (Cc: "Chairs"), 
we would announce 23nd June as the anticipated schedule?

When should #2 be sent?  Does it need to reference the minutes of the 
Thursday meeting?  Do you have a good example of such a letter, which I 
could just edit?  (Or would someone volunteer to ghost write it?)

[Similarly ... good example or template for #5 and #10?]

For information (everyone) -- I have to leave immediately after the end of 
the Thursday meeting and will be away for 3 days.  I could send an email if 
it all ready to go.  But if it needs minutes location ... then it will have 
to wait till I return.

-Lofton.

At 08:09 PM 6/1/2006 +0200, Thierry MICHEL wrote:


>Lofton,
>
>1- WebCGM been a first W3C WD, I need to request to the Director a short
>name (publication name) for the Latest version link:
>
>I propose "webcgm20" as short name (if this is OK with you)
>     http://www.w3.org/TR/webcgm20/
>
>The cover page is almost done (need final URI and LC review ending date).
>
>
>--> Once you have done the final edits on the document.
>
>2- you should sent a mail to chairs@w3.org to announce the upcoming LC
>review schedule and copy the Chairs of groups with dependencies. (send a
>heads-up to the Chairs of groups with dependencies, cc'ing chairs@w3.org).
>A 5 week LC review would be desirable (minimum been 4 weeks)
>
>3- I will agin to verify that the document fulfills the Publication rules,
>validates correctly XHTML, CSS, no Broken links, etc.)
>
>4- Then During a telecon we MUST Record the decision that the Group is
>OK for moving the draft to Last Call.
>
>5- You need to send a Transition Request to the Director/CEO:
>timbl@w3.org, steve@w3.org, cc'ing w3t-comm@w3.org and chairs@w3.org.
>
>Once the Director has approved the transition request.(There should not
>be any Transition meeting needed for moving to LC (It is strait forward).
>
>6- I proposed a publication schedule to the Comm team (at least five
>days before the publication date mentioned on the spec.
>
>7- I edit the final publication date in the spec and I install the
>document in its final location (TR space)
>
>8- I send a Publication Request to the Webmaster at webreq@w3.org,
>cc'ing the Domain Leader (Chris).
>
>9- the Webmaster publishes the spec and notifies the Chair and Team
>Contact of publication.
>
>10- Once the spec is published, you send a transition announcement to
>chairs@w3.org and the webCGM public mailing list.
>
>end of story.
>
>You may have more details here
>http://www.w3.org/2005/08/transition?docstatus=fpwdlc-wd-tr
>
>
>My experience is that for this LC step, once you are done with the final
>edits on the document, it should take about 10 to 15 days to Request
>Transition, Publication request and final publication announcement.
>
>If you have any questions let me know.
>
>--
>Thierry Michel
>W3C
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