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Re: Wednesday's scheduled WG telecon

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 05:59:57 -0700
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To: WebCGM WG <public-webcgm-wg@w3.org>
All --

My bad, we did already resolve to advance:

I'm away from email till late afternoon.  Will write about the telecon 
then.  (Perhaps Thierry and I just need to coverse in order to plan the 
timing of our progression to PR review.)

Stay tuned,

At 07:07 PM 12/14/2009 -0700, Lofton Henderson wrote:
>WebCGM WG --
>I see just one item on our near-future agenda currently.  We might be able 
>to handle it just as well by email, but right now I'm thinking that some 
>telecon discussion would be useful in helping to decide that.
>We'll decide about Wednesday telecon after some discussion on this 
>message.  (Next regular telecon:  30th Dec -- probably be problematic 
>getting attendance; next after that is pretty late -- mid-January.)
>The item:  in the next few weeks, we will need a PR-transition resolution.
> From [1], about the transition Request (to PR), "...The request SHOULD 
> include a link to the meeting minutes or email announcing the group's 
> decision to request the transition."
>Thierry, can we just circulate an email question to the WG?  We would then 
>assemble the URIs of all of the individual "yes" replies, into another 
>email that we would send to the WG (archived).  This seems easier than 
>trying to get sufficient telecon attendance.
>We are still in "wait" mode until certain steps are completed in 
>OASIS.  In particular, the MoU specifies that the OASIS review and 
>confirmation (or alteration) of W3C changes should happen with timing such 
>that any OASIS-generated changes can enter W3C before PR approval.
>The OASIS 15-day public review of the W3C "final" (CR-exit) document 
>completed on 9th December with no comments received.  A pair of TC 
>electronic ballots commenced on 11th December and will close on 17th 
>Dec.  Passage is likely, with no serious comments.
>This will mean that the TC, after the ballots close on the 17th, will have 
>endorsed the WG's changes, without alteration.  Therefore (per MoU), the 
>WG is able to proceed with PR anytime after 17th December.
>Because of a quirk in the OASIS Process, the WebCGM TC will not be able to 
>initiate the final OASIS-wide 30-day OS ("OASIS Standard") ballot until 
>1st February.  This means that OASIS will not be able to publish until 
>March, and this suggests also the simultaneous-publishing timing for W3C.
>QUESTION (mostly for Thierry).  What are the timing considerations for the 
>required PR transition telecon with the Director, for publication of PR, 
>and for initiation/duration of PR review by AC?
>Looking at [2], it appears to me, given the approaching holidays and given 
>the OASIS schedule (final OS ballot during February), that we should do 
>something like:
>1.) any time after Dec.17 (OASIS ballot closures), send Transition Request 
>(Action:  Thierry & Lofton to write the request);
>2.) arrange PR-advancement telecon with the Director -- the first (or 
>second) week of January seems reasonable, all things considered.
>3.) anticipate publishing PR text and commencing (AC) PR review in 
>mid-January.  (Text is mostly ready now -- I only need to move your cover 
>page to the right place with the rest of the text.)
>4.) plan for a 30-day (AC) PR review, mid-January until mid-February.
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