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Re: WebCGM charter renewal

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2008 17:48:49 +0100
Message-ID: <477BC071.1020107@w3.org>
To: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
CC: 'Chris Lilley' <chris@w3.org>, WebCGM WG <public-webcgm-wg@w3.org>

Lofton Henderson wrote:
> 
> Hi Thierry,
> 
> Thanks for all of this information.  I have a couple of questions, 
> embedded below...
> 
> At 06:02 PM 12/19/2007 +0100, Thierry Michel wrote:
>> [...]
>> Following discussion with Chris today, I have updated the 
>> "Relationship to other Groups within W3C" in the WebCGM 2.1 Charter.
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2007/10/webcgm-charter.html
>>
>> I have removed DOM, WAI, and WebAPI WGs and added SVG and SMIL WGs for 
>> the new WebCGM 2.1 animation functionalities.
>>
>> As you are aware, the Comm team has sent an advance notice to the AC 
>> Reps on Mon, 26 Nov 2007,
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2007OctDec/0041.html
>> in accordance with section 5.1
>> "Activity Proposal Development" of the W3C Process Document.
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/activities.html#ActivityDevelopment 
>>
>>
>> This message solicits early feedback on the draft charter for the 
>> WebCGM Working Group
>> http://www.w3.org/2007/10/webcgm-charter.
>>
>> We haven't yet received any feedback from the Members. Chris told me 
>> that we should wait for feedback until 01 Jan 2008.
>>
>> Then we will have an Advisory Committee Review. Following the review 
>> W3M will have to approve the Charter renewal. Finally we will send a  
>> Call for Participation for the Working Group.
> 
> Do you have any estimate of how long these steps will take, altogether?
> 
> And one more question...
> 
> 
>> Then in accordance with the W3C Process Document:
>>
>> - section 6.2.3 Advisory Committee Review of a Working Group or 
>> Interest Group Charter
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/groups.html#CharterReview
> 
> How long is this review?  I don't see any duration mentioned in those 
> Process sections.

The review period MUST be at least four weeks.
http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/activities.html#ActivityCreation

Then the Director decides about the Activity Creation/ Charter renewal

The Advisory Committee SHOULD NOT expect an announcement sooner than two 
weeks after the end of the review.
http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/acreview.html#ACReviewAfter

> 
> 
>> - section  6.2.4 Call for Participation in a Working Group or Interest 
>> Group
>> of the W3C Process Document.
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/groups.html#cfp
> 
> I'm guessing that we should change the estimated start date for the 
> re-chartered WG in the draft Charter -- 15 January doesn't seem likely now.

Yes we have been delayed. Now the W3C process asks for an advance notice 
to the ACs.
15 January doesn't seem likely  for starting the group. 15 February 
seems more likely.

> 
> By the way, for the benefit of other WG-list subscribers, here [2] is a 
> version of the draft Charter that integrates all of the previous 
> WG-approved changes with the updates Thierry put into the "published" 
> version [1] (above).
> 
> [2] 
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/WebCGM/Group/2007/draft-charter/webcgm-charter.html 


Done,
charter published at
http://www.w3.org/2007/10/webcgm-charter.html

> Cheers & Happy New Year,
> -Lofton.
> 
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> 
> 
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