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Re: Considering an XInclude 1.1

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 10:16:27 -0600
Cc: <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <47A8DE85-AE70-45CF-862B-B4778FAA8420@w3.org>
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>

On 27 Dec 2011, at 9:30 AM, Grosso, Paul wrote:

> Ian,
> 
> Just to confirm, my understanding is that we can publish 
> as a WG Note a Requirements Document for XInclude 1.1 
> under our present charter, correct?

Yes (since no new patent obligations over Notes).

Ian

> 
> paul
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ian Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, 2011 December 14 12:37
>> To: Grosso, Paul
>> Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: Considering an XInclude 1.1
>> 
>> 
>> On 14 Dec 2011, at 11:23 AM, Grosso, Paul wrote:
>> 
>>> Ian,
>> 
>> Hi Paul!
>> 
>>> 
>>> The XML Core WG has received a couple new requirements for
>>> XInclude that would require upward compatible additions.
>>> Naturally, this would require that we issue a 1.1 version
>>> of the spec.
>>> 
>>> Our current charter [1] doesn't expire until 31 Jan 2013.
>>> It allows us "to consider comments on...XInclude" and
>>> "[publish] new editions...when appropriate".  It also
>>> indicates that we have "plans to...Publish a third edition
>>> of XInclude."  However, it notes "that the development of
>>> new W3C Recommendations not listed in this document would
>>> require a new charter revision."
>>> 
>>> I am assuming that an XInclude 1.1 is a "new W3C Recommendation
>>> not listed in this document", correct?
>> 
>> Yes.
>> 
>>> 
>>> Assuming so, what is "a new charter revision" and what is the
>>> simplest way to go about doing that?
>> 
>> * Team Contact + Chairs ( + WG) work on a revised charter that
>> includes that deliverable.
>> * The Advisory Committee reviews it (4 weeks)
>> * People rejoin the group under the new charter making patent
>> commitments for the new deliverables.
>> 
>>> 
>>> We hesitate to generate an entirely new charter at this point,
>>> so we are hoping there is another method by which we can add
>>> an XInclude 1.1 deliverable to our existing charter.
>> 
>> Not that I'm aware of.
>> 
>> What is the source of concern?
>> 
>> Ian
>> 
>>> 
>>> paul
>>> 
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/XML/2010/10/xml-core-charter.html
>>> 
>> 
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> 
> 

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