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Re: QA Ops Guidelines and OWL WG

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 07:46:25 -0400
Message-Id: <p05200f07bb836dcc79ff@[10.0.1.4]>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org, Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>

Karl-
  I will put this on the agenda for our Working Group.
  -Jim H.

At 3:01 PM -0400 9/8/03, Karl Dubost wrote:
>Jim Hendler		(Chair - OWL WG),
>Dan Connolly 		(Staff - OWL WG)
>
>we have identified that the OWL WG might be an excellent candidate 
>for a partial or total implementation of QA Operational 
>Guidelines[1] (QA Ops GL). (CR version of the document will be 
>published soon in one week or two. The preliminary version is 
>available at http://www.w3.org/QA/WG/2003/09/qaframe-ops-20030905)
>
>One of the criteria of success of the CR phase will be to gather the 
>experience (preferably successful) on implementations of the QA 
>Operational Guidelines.
>
>By applying, we don't mean to say "comply" but only going thru the 
>Ops checklist and report to the QAWG what they think they're already 
>doing, what they expect to do in the future (and by when), and what 
>they don't expect to do (with rationales).  It will not be necessary 
>to implement everything (but better if all) but do what you can or 
>what you think is valuable.
>
>We would like by the end of the announced CR period, the 4th 
>Technical Plenary in March 2004, to have at least 5 WGs having done 
>this work and give us their feedback with their rationales.
>
>The phase will be to
>	- give you the guidelines with a start kit.
>	- do not necessary help you apply the guidelines
>	- gather your comments and the results of your 
>auto-evaluation (2/3 months later)
>	- work together to modify the guidelines and/or either to 
>help you implement them.
>
>Would you like to participate in this work?
>
>
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/qaframe-ops/
>
>--
>Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
>W3C Conformance Manager
>*** Be Strict To Be Cool ***

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