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Re: Preparation for April 2012 TAG F2F

From: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:49:42 -0800
Message-ID: <4F46D096.5000104@oracle.com>
To: www-tag@w3.org
Hi Jeni:
OK, so we should work towards a Rec.

Re. the other messages, I'm wondering whether we should have a conversation with Ian Jacobs
and see if he has any great ideas.
All the best, Ashok

On 2/23/2012 10:04 AM, Jeni Tennison wrote:
> Ashok,
>
> Our advice from Rigo was that having an un-opinionated purely technical document would serve as the best foundation for stronger positioning; that is what this document aims to be.  If there's anything in this document that seems to be a legal opinion to you (or anyone), then we can take it out.
>
> I gather that the advice from Thinh was that a Recommendation would have much more weight than a Note or Finding. So far it hasn't even been published at all, and I really think it's time it was in some way.
>
> Regarding the other work, if you can offer some help on framing the more strongly worded positions, I'd appreciate it; I've done some drafting and consulted with Wendy about some of it, but none of it so far feels quite right. It might be that the best way of framing these positions is to use the examples that we notice from time to time and build around them.
>
> Jeni
>
> On 23 Feb 2012, at 14:56, ashok malhotra wrote:
>
>> Hi Jeni:
>> My problem with this document is not the content, which is fine, but its positioning.
>> We cannot offer legal opinion.  We had some discussion of a vehicle for proclaiming
>> W3C positions but that seems to be stalled.  So, shall we just publish this as a note
>> or finding?  Somehow, that does not seem enough but that's just my opinion.
>> All the best, Ashok
>>
>> On 2/22/2012 1:33 PM, Jeni Tennison wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> It would be great to have some time at the F2F to go over the Publishing&   Linking technical paper. The latest version of that is at:
>>>
>>>    http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/publishingAndLinkingOnTheWeb-2012-01-04.html
>>>
>>> If there are any comments on it between now and the F2F, I can create another draft, but my aim would be to get agreement to publish it (as a Working Draft, possibly a Last Call Working Draft) at the F2F.
>>>
>>> We talked at the last F2F about a separate 'examples' document. That's proving slow going I'm afraid (both work pressures and lack of inspiration).
>>>
>>> Jeni
>>>
>>> On 21 Feb 2012, at 23:16, Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
>>>
>>>> Our F2F in Sophia is about 6 weeks away, and we typically want to have all the major reading materials ready 10 days or so in advance. So, this is a good time to start thinking about what the highlight topics should be, and especially to start planning to have any significant new drafts available in time for review.
>>>>
>>>> As a reminder, our top priority work items from [1] are:
>>>>
>>>> * Fragment Identifiers and Mime Types (Peter, Henry&   Yves)
>>>>
>>>> * Publishing and Linking (Jeni, and ??? to replace Dan?)
>>>>
>>>> * URI Documentation Discovery (Jonathan)
>>>>
>>>> * MIME architecture for the Web (Larry - not clear to me this remains as a top priority project, but it's listed for now)
>>>>
>>>> We should try to make progress on all of these. Is there any news on Fragids? I'm concerned that hasn't progressed much in months.
>>>>
>>>> Regarding our other projects [2], Robin has already promised a draft on APIs. Please look at the list and let me know if there are any others on which we can make progress (I know that some of these, like HTML Data, are about ready to close). Thank you.
>>>>
>>>> Noah
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/products/index-2012-02-16.html
>>>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/products/index-2012-02-16.html#active
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
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