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Re: Proposed pubrules change for clearer indication of First Public/Last Call Working Draft at top of document

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:57:47 +0000
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Cc: "spec-prod@w3.org" <spec-prod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6A9D5995CFBC4381BA663FAFD55499D5@marcosc.com>
Hi Robin, 
What's the rationale for this change? I see some suspicious characters ("Robin Berjon and Doug Schepers") were behind this. 



On Tuesday, 12 March 2013 at 18:54, Robin Berjon wrote:

> Hi Prodders,
> 
> please see the message below for a change that concerns spec writing. 
> Basically the <h2> that gives the status changes for FPWD and LC.
> 
> Note that if you're using ReSpec, you need not do anything as this 
> change is already supported.
> 
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org (mailto:ij@w3.org)>
> Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:45:28 -0500
> Cc: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org (mailto:denis@w3.org)>
> 
> Hello Chairs,
> 
> W3C technical reports have a "status header" below the title. 
> Traditionally we have used "Working Draft" for all types of
> Working Drafts. Based on input from Robin Berjon and Doug Schepers, I am 
> proposing the following change to pubrules [1]
> regarding the status header:
> 
> * FPWDs will say <h2>First Public Working Draft [date]</h2>
> * LCWDs will say <h2>Last Call Working Draft [date]</h2>
> * When both it will say: <h2>First Public and Last Call Working Draft 
> [date]</h2>
> 
> Please let me know if you object to this change.
> 
> If there are no objections, I expect this calendar:
> 
> * 19 March: I will announce change and 4-week grace period. During the 
> grace period the Webmaster will accept old and new
> forms.
> * 16 April: I will announce the change has been finalized. After this, 
> the Webmaster will only accept the new form for new drafts.
> 
> The pubrules checker will accept both during the grace period. If you 
> encounter any problems, please let us know. We won't announce the final 
> adoption until we've fixed all reported bugs around this change.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Ian
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Guide/pubrules
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org) http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel: +1 718 260 9447

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