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Re: Schedule for getting to Last Call

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lguarino@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 09:29:48 -0800
To: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BFD0228C.5F4E%lguarino@adobe.com>
One other suggestion ­ if you canıt attend the calls, be sure to fill in the
surveys and add comments on issues that you are concerned about. These get
discussed and taken into consideration during the teleconference, even if
the commenter isnıt on the call.

Loretta


On 12/22/05 9:04 AM, "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu> wrote:

>  
> 
>  Hi Lisa,
>  
> Here are the answers
> d, If we are not happy with the resolutions - what do we do?
>  
> If so can I suggest that for a temporary time at least, the call time be moved
> to something that makes it easer for the other side of the world to
> participate, so that any issues affecting the middle east and, to some extent
> EU, be discussed earlier.
>  
> a, Is there a current updated draft with all the resolutions in place?
> -         Yes.  First, all of the resolutions appear in the minutes.   They
> are all marked with the word ³resolution² to make them easy to find.   Be
> careful because sometimes a resolution later in a meeting (or at a later
> meeting) will change an earlier resolution.
> -         For an updated draft, see the EDITORS draft ­ (on our GL home page)
> is usually pretty up to date with all the changes.   It is right now
> completely up to date since Ben was able to incorporate all of last weeks in
> it just recently.  The date is on it so you can always see how up to date it
> is.  (We named it the Editorıs draft only to avoid confusion with the last
> public working draft.  The Editors draft is our most current working draft).
> -          
> b, If possible, how to use the Wiki
> -         You shouldnıt rely on the WIKI for Œwhat is latestı.   It has many
> notes, edits, old content in the boneyard, etc.  it is just a scratchpad we
> use. If you arenıt on a team working on one of the success criterion or
> techniques you really have no idea what the status of the content there is at
> any point in time.   When working on a team ­ consult the team leader for how
> they are currently operating in WIKI.
>  
> c, Where is the consensus mechanisms explained? Can  consensus  happen on the
> Thursday calls without list participation? (Some how I suspect issues like
> this, and member in good standing requirements,  were agreed on a Thursday
> call)
> -         Consensus can only occur at a meeting of the working group.  So
> consensus can only occur on Thursday calls or a face to face.
> -         This was not decided on a Thursday call.   This is W3C policy.
>  
> -         If not happy with a resolution, you can post a comment to the GL
> list or to the Œpublic commentı list.
>  
>  
> RE the time:    We have people from all across the globe.  There is no time
> that is not very early or very late for someone.  We have tried to avoid the
> hours of 1 am to 6 am.
> 
>  
> 
> Gregg
> 
>  -- ------------------------------
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
> Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
> Director - Trace R & D Center
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> 
>  
>>  
>> 
>> 
>> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf
>> Of Lisa Seeman
>> Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 3:21 AM
>> To: john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: Schedule for getting to Last Call
>> 
>> I am finding it very hard to keep track of what has and has not been
>> resolved. To be honest I find it difficult to use the WIKI set up, and find I
>> have lost things all the way through.
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Can you (re)explain:
>> 
>> a, Is there a current updated draft with all the resolutions in place?
>> 
>> b, If possible, how to use the Wiki
>> 
>> c, Where is the consensus mechanisms explained? Can  consensus happen on the
>> Thursday calls without list participation? (Some how I suspect issues like
>> this, and member in good standing  requirements,  were agreed on a Thursday
>> call)
>> 
>> d, If we are not happy with the resolutions - what do we do?
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> If so can I suggest that for a temporary time at least, the call time be
>> moved to something that makes it easer for the other side of the world to
>> participate, so that any issues affecting the middle east and, to some extent
>> EU, be discussed earlier.
>> 
>>  
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> All the best
>> 
>> Lisa
>> 
>>  
>> 
>>  
>> 
>>  
> 
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