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Re: new editor's draft available

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 10:26:25 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <28115.>
To: "Lofton Henderson" <lofton@rockynet.com>
Cc: "WebCGM WG" <public-webcgm-wg@w3.org>

> Hi All,
> This draft [1], I believe, correctly implements all resolutions of Last
> Call comments, per our now-fully-approved DoC [2].  See the "Change log"
> [3] for a complete list of all changes.  You can download the document as
> a
> ZIP file [4].
> What next?
> I think we should resolve at next telecon to publish this in /TR/ as a
> Working Draft (after validating, fixing SoTD, etc).  As we discussed, the
> "heartbeat requirement" suggests that we should publish now (4 months
> after
> the LC was published), rather than accumulate more fixes.
> Thierry, does this sound like the right next step?

3 possibilities to move forward:

1- exit LC (as we currently fullfill the exit criteria) and move the doc
to CR (but my undersatnduing is that you want to wait for move
implementation experiences). We could change the doc during CR if needed,
but if we introduce substantial changes, we will need to move back to a
second Last Call WD.
2- Return to a Working Draft (We will need to issue a second LC in a few

3- issue a second Last Call in a couple of months.

So this really depends what kind of ch

> This will be the end of our (1st) LC phase and the beginning of our
> planned
> intra-WG spec development phase, while implementations catch up.
> (Btw, it might not be a bad idea to have some quality control before WD
> publication-- each WG member take 3-4 DoC issues and verify correct
> implementation in the spec. text.  What do you think?)
> -Lofton.
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/WebCGM/drafts/current-editor-21/Overview.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Graphics/WebCGM/WG/2008/WebCGM21-LC-comments.html
> [3]
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/WebCGM/drafts/current-editor-21/WebCGM21-Appendix.html#webcgm_changelog
> [4]
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/WebCGM/drafts/current-editor-21/WebCGM21-20090119.zip

Thierry Michel
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