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Re: Transition Request: (2nd) PER Request for XML Base Second Edition

From: Steve Bratt <steve@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 17:48:29 -0400
Message-ID: <47D84FAD.4010405@w3.org>
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: timbl@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org, webreq@w3.org, chairs@w3.org, w3t-comm@w3.org

Hi Paul,

Thanks.  I will talk with Philippe and Tim if necessary, and let you know whether a call is needed.  I understand your rationale.



On 3/12/2008 12:10 PM, Grosso, Paul wrote:
> The XML Core WG requests transition of 
>   XML Base (Second Edition)
> available at
> http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2006/09/xmlbase-2e/ 
> to a Proposed Edited Recommendation (PER).  
> The URL cited above is for the most recent Member-only 
> version of the specification as of 12 March 2008,   
> dated to reflect the expected publication date of
> 20 March 2008 and designed to be published by having
> the directory moved over to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/PER-xmlbase-20080320/   
> in its entirety.
> This is the second request for PER of XML Base Second Edition.
> The first PER is at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/PER-xmlbase-20061220/ 
> We never progressed the first PER of XML Base Second Edition
> to Recommendation due to issues of how we defined legacy IRIs
> which we had been calling XML Resource Identifiers and which,
> in this latest PER (and in RFC 39897bis), we are calling LEIRIs.
> The XML Base First Edition was published on 27 June 2001 
> at http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlbase-20010627/
> as a Recommendation.  All changes to the document
> are recorded in the XML Base Errata document at
> http://www.w3.org/2001/06/xmlbase-errata .
> A diff-marked review copy of this PER is available at
> http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2006/09/xmlbase-2e/Overview-review.html 
> Appendix D of this latest document outlines the changes between
> the First Edition and this PER.  The only difference between this
> PER and the previous Second Edition PER is outlined as point 3
> of Appendix D.
> Given that the changes between the previous (first) Second 
> Edition PER and this (second) Second Edition PER are effectively 
> editorial and do not change the syntax or meaning of anything 
> in the first Second Edition PER, we are suggesting that we may
> not need a PER Transition telcon, but we leave that decision
> up to the Director or his appointed decision maker.
> The WG's decision to request publication as a PER was taken 
> during a WG telcon on 2008 March 12 whose minutes may be found at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2008Mar/0012
> We propose a publication date of 20 March 2008.
> We propose that the PER period lasts from the date of publication
> until 30 June 2008 (though note that the exit criteria for this
> PER as mentioned in the SOTD also requires that we wait for
> RFC 3897 bis to be published as an RFC).
>   XML Base (Second Edition)
> Abstract
> --------
> This document describes a facility, similar to that of HTML BASE, 
> for defining base URIs for parts of XML documents.
> Status of this Document
> -----------------------
> This section describes the status of this document at the time 
> of its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. 
> A list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this 
> technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index 
> at http://www.w3.org/TR/.
> This document has been produced by the W3C XML Core Working 
> Group as part of the XML Activity. The English version of 
> this specification is the only normative version. However, 
> for translations of this document, see 
> http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/byTechnology?technology=xmlbase.
> This document is a Proposed Edited Recommendation of the W3C. 
> This second edition is not a new version of XML Base; its 
> purpose is to clarify a number of issues that have become 
> apparent since the first edition was published. Some of 
> these were first published as separate errata 
> (http://www.w3.org/2001/06/xmlbase-errata), others were 
> published in a public editor's draft in November 2006 
> (http://www.w3.org/XML/2006/11/xmlbase-2e/Overview.html), 
> and a PER in December 2006 
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/PER-xmlbase-20061220/). 
> This PER normatively references the draft of a replacement 
> to RFC 3987 (here called RFC 3987 bis) for the definition 
> of the term Legacy Extended IRI. It will not advance to 
> Recommendation status until the replacement RFC is published, 
> and the reference will be updated accordingly.
> W3C Advisory Committee Members are invited to send formal review 
> comments to the W3C Team until 30 June 2008. Advisory Committee 
> Representatives should consult their WBS questionnaires. The 
> public is invited to send comments on this document to 
> www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org; public archives are available. 
> There is no implementation report or test suite for this 
> specification, but there is a document describing methods 
> of testing XML Base conformance. 
> Publication as a Proposed Edited Recommendation does not imply 
> endorsement by the W3C Membership. This is a draft document 
> and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents 
> at any time. It is inappropriate to cite this document as other 
> than work in progress.
> This document has been produced under the 24 January 2002 CPP 
> as amended by the W3C Patent Policy Transition Procedure. 
> An individual who has actual knowledge of a patent which the 
> individual believes contains Essential Claim(s) with respect 
> to this specification should disclose the information in 
> accordance with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy. Documentation 
> of intellectual property possibly relevant to this specification 
> may be found at the Working Group's public IPR disclosure page.
> Paul Grosso and Norman Walsh, chairs of the XML Core WG. 

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