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Re: moving to Last Call

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 19:55:10 +0000 (UTC)
To: Alissa Cooper <acooper@cdt.org>
Cc: public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906101952370.16244@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 10 Jun 2009, Alissa Cooper wrote:
>
> A question on process: the spec currently says things like, 
> "Implementors who are not taking part in the discussions are likely to 
> find the specification changing out from under them in incompatible 
> ways" and "This is just an informal proposal at this time." Do those 
> stay in for last call? The latter statement in particular is bordering 
> on fallacious considering that all the UAs in the group have already 
> implemented the spec.

The pubrules:

http://www.w3.org/2005/07/pubrules?year=2009&uimode=filter&filter=Filter+pubrules&filterValues=form&docstatus=lc-wd-tr&patpol=w3c&rectrack=yes&normative=yes&prevrec=none#docreqs

...say:

"It must set expectations about the (in)stability of the document. The 
recommended text is:
Publication as a Working Draft does not imply endorsement by the W3C 
Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated, replaced or 
obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite this 
document as other than work in progress."

HTH,
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