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

From: Steve Bratt <steve@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 10:56:23 -0400
Message-ID: <47DFD817.6090106@w3.org>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, timbl@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org, webreq@w3.org

Henry and Paul,

I trust that this is the case, and approve going ahead with publication.

Steve

On 3/18/2008 10:52 AM, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
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> Steve Bratt writes:
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>> I was ready to say "go ahead".  Then there has been a flurry of
>> emails with this same subject line that I simply do not have time to
>> follow and understand.  I've asked PLH and Henry to summarize the
>> state and conclusion of these, and have not heard back yet.  What is
>> the issue?
> 
> The PER request is for XML Base, but the email exchange is mostly
> about XLink.
> 
> Half the exchange is about timing of RFCs, and the rest is about
> whether SVG should reference LEIRIs or IRIs.  But that's a discussion
> for SVG.
> 
> None of the exchange is about the XML Base PER.
> 
> In other words, none of the exchange actually bears on the question of
> whether XML Base should go to PER -- rather it's discussion stimulated
> by people having their attention called to the new draft RFC.
> 
> I still don't think we need a call, and that we can go ahead with
> publication on 20 March.  In other words, I think if we _had_ a call,
> we would decide that none of the email exchange actually addressed the
> entry conditions to PER, and so we would decide to go ahead.  It would
> just slow us down to the point where we miss the publication
> moratorium.
> 
> ht
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