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Re: Editor participation on xHTML2.0 spec

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 12:45:11 -0500
Message-ID: <44E5FCA7.4020105@aptest.com>
To: Christina Bottomley <christina.bottomley@gmail.com>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org

Well, technically that URI is not accessible to non-working group 
members.  You should only be looking at http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2

Moreover, the specification is being worked on constantly by the working 
group, so it might be early in our process for non-working group members 
to attempt to do substantial edits.  If you have substantive comments, 
we request that you send them as individual issues to this mailing list 
so they can be tracked and resolved using our issue tracking system and 
process.  If you have purely editorial comments, then those *can* be 
grouped together, but we request that you group them by section because 
that is how our issue tracking system is organized and how our authoring 
/ editing duties are divided.

However, as I said, it might be early in our process for you to do 
this.  It might be best to contact me directly so we can best focus your 

Christina Bottomley wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is Christina Bottomley and I'm a volunteer through the Society
> for Technical Communications (the STC through Joe Welinske) to do a
> copy edit and a substantive edit on the spec at
> http://htmlwg.mn.aptest.com/htmlwg/xhtml-m12n-2/. I'm on the
> discussion list and have scanned the threads to the last couple weeks.
> Joe said I should contact Steven Pemberton, but the e-mail address I
> found for him doesn't work.
> I've looked over the spec and have a few questions:
>    *Do errors noted in the discussion list need to be added to the spec?
>    *Should I send edits to www-html-editor@w3.org?
>    * What format do should I send edits in? Word with Track Changes?
>    * Is feedback preferred by section or when I'm done with everything?
>    * Is there a time line that would be helpful for me to know about?
>    * Are there any sections that should be read first or given
> special attention?
>    * Do you have any particular concerns in regards to editing?
> Thank you,

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