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Re: about scheduled Thursday telecon...

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 12:17:42 -0600
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20070426121500.03c913c0@localhost>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: WebCGM WG <public-webcgm-wg@w3.org>

Chris,

Thanks for the input and clarifications.  One follow-up comment/question...

At 05:48 PM 4/24/2007 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:

>On Tuesday, April 24, 2007, 5:12:32 PM, Lofton wrote:
>
>LH>      a.) shut it down on or soon after 31st May;
>LH>      [a'.)  ...and set up new WG later if needed.]
>
>That would work.
>
>LH>      b.) unofficial short extension to finish any loose ends (e.g., 1.0
>LH> errata?);
>
>That would not; if you need an extension for existing work, say so. Groups 
>running on past their chartered end are discouraged.
>
>LH>      c.) ask for official extension for some period till future work
>LH> becomes clear;
>LH>      [c') ...and possibly re-charter later with new scope if 2+ work 
>starts]
>
>Thats easily possible, just say what needs to be finished off and how long 
>it will take.
>
>LH>      d.) re-charter immediately (with ??? scope?)
>
>The ??? is clearly a problem, so I don't favour that one.
>
>LH>      e.) other?
>
>LH> For your information, if the WG re-charters, all members must rejoin the
>LH> re-chartered group.
>
>Only true if a) the group closes, so the new group is technically a new 
>group, or b) if there is a change in patent policy which would not be the 
>case here.

Okay, thanks for the correction.  I was remembering a recent related 
discussion on Chairs or HCG, and guess I was mis-remembering what was 
said.  (I couldn't find the discussion ... do you remember and do you have 
a pointer?

-Lofton.

>
>LH>  Given that we have lost Chris and might have another
>LH> loss due to corporate mergers, we might need some new energy/members to
>LH> meet a reasonable threshold.
>
>I agree that a proposal for new work would be more likely to succeed if 
>there are additional members.
>
>LH> What do you think?  This is probably the only meaty topic for telecon
>LH> discussion.  When and how should we discuss it?  (Email opinions are 
>always
>LH> welcome.)
>
>
>
>--
>  Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
>  Interaction Domain Leader
>  Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
>  W3C Graphics Activity Lead
>  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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