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

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:26:08 +0100
To: "Ian Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: "w3 public-council" <public-council@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wrg01uzjsvvqwp@sith.local>
On Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:33:09 +0100, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:

> On 23 Jan 2013, at 10:30 AM, Josh Soref wrote:
>> Ian wrote:
>>> I'm not sure that's an improvement. Imagine someone says:
>>> "Here's my charter:
>>>   Charter: Do cool Web stuff!"
>>> There, I have a charter!
>>> What we really mean is "There is no charter that meets our  
>>> expectations."
>> Ah, that isn't what you wrote, and it certainly isn't what I read.  
>> Although I agree it is something we're trying to avoid.
>> "Caution: This group does not have a published Charter describing
>> 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 such 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 covering such  
>> elements. "
>> Changes `describing`, and a few sprinkles of `such`.
> WFM. Now updated:
>  http://www.w3.org/community/council/wiki/Templates#Alert_of_no_charter

I also support Josh's version.

Thanks Josh, Milan and Wayne for the suggestions.


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