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RE: Seeking additional support for draft "caution" statement re: lack of charter

From: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:05:32 +0000
To: w3 public-council <public-council@w3.org>
Message-ID: <957F1ECDA90E004B8DBDE23CFC94E3A33A5F20E0@XMB101ACNC.rim.net>
Milan wrote:
>> "Caution: This group does not have a published Charter that describes 

The English here is clunky.

It can end up being parsed as "this group does have a charter that describes something else"

>> important aspects of its operations, such as scope, deliverables, and 
>> decision making process. Community Group process imposes little 
>> structure on how the Chair manages a group.  As a result, without a 
>> Charter, it may be unclear how the group operates (e.g., the Chair 
>> could change how the group operates without notice).  W3C strongly 
>> encourages groups to operate under a published Charter. "

"This group does not have a published charter, a document which would describe ...."

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