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Re: [CSS2] Proposed process for maintaining CSS2

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2017 11:32:57 -0700
Cc: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>, Chaals is Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
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To: Geoffrey Sneddon <me@gsnedders.com>

> On May 8, 2017, at 17:55 , Geoffrey Sneddon <me@gsnedders.com> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
>> We’ve had several conversations about CSS2 maintenance recently. I’ve added a summary of the current state of the proposal to the wiki:
>> 
>> https://wiki.csswg.org/spec/rec-maintenance
>> 
>> Please use this thread to discuss any changes or clarifications we may need to make.
> 
> I discussed a bunch of things around the CSS2 maintenance story with
> plh today; I'll let him correct me if I mis-summarise him!
> 
> I believe he views "We want a draft with changes in-line for review
> published on TR" as a goal we don't need: while we need to have "wide
> review", we don't need a document in TR-space for this. We're strictly
> making this harder for ourselves than we need to. We can just get the
> wide-review done on the editor's draft (or, even, from the Director's
> viewpoint, on the errata document itself!).
> 
> As such, his suggestion is that we just take the two-ED route and do that.
> 
> I'll also point out the wiki page has a paragraph beginning with
> "Another option, and I think more usual, is to issue a Proposed Edited
> Rec", but PERs don't exist under the 2017 Process, which from this
> thread I believe is from Liam?

um, I think ‘edited recommendation’ exists, and it goes through a ‘proposed’ stage

<https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/#rec-edited>


David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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