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

From: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2006 11:06:48 +0200
Message-ID: <44815128.6010203@w3.org>
To: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-webcgm-wg@w3.org

Lofton Henderson wrote:
> 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)?

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

Yes you should say the WebCGM will issue a LC on 23nd of June and that 
we plan to have a 5 weeks LC Review. And ask if this schedule would fit 
> When should #2 be sent?  Does it need to reference the minutes of the 
> Thursday meeting?  

No. The reference of the minutes of the Thursday meeting is necessary 
for the Transition Request only (#5)

Do you have a good example of such a letter, which I
> could just edit?  (Or would someone volunteer to ghost write it?)

#2 announcing the upcoming LC review schedule (to send to chairs@w3.org 
and copy the Chairs of groups with dependencies)

I will try to draft it.


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

#5 Transition Request example (to send the Director/CEO)

#10 Transition announcement example(to send to chairs@w3.org)


> 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

Thierry Michel
Received on Saturday, 3 June 2006 09:07:07 UTC

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