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Re: Exit Criteria (CR/PR) Interoperability report

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 08:49:42 +0100
Message-ID: <3C7C8F96.7030500@w3.org>
To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
CC: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, www-qa@w3.org
Al Gilman wrote:
Ian wrote:

>>According to the Process Doc, it's not possible to exit CR without
>>either entering WD or PR. There are no in-between states. All state
>>changes are achieved through messages (in this case to the AC). You
>>may have finished getting implementation experience, edited the
>>CR document to prepare it for PR, talked to the Director about
>>advancing to PR, and more, but until the Director sends a 
>>state-change message to the AC, you are still in CR. At any phase,
>>there is the "Abandon" option, in which case the spec should be
>>published as a Note.
>Al Gilman wrote: 
> I am just trying to understand where this leaves the QA document.  I think I
> missed a cycle.
> Are you, Ian, comfortable with leaving "exit from CR" in the QA document as a
> collloquialism we use to connect with people on their own terms; while the
> document still makes clear that the defining role of the criteria against which
> one is building a compliance record during CR is that they are the criteria
> that have been set for entry into PR?

Yes, I am comfortable with people talking about CR-exit criteria
(and use it myself, though I didn't inhale).


  - Ian

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