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Re: Comment response policy?

From: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 07:33:23 -0500
Cc: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>, public-gld-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <60F6C759-3A8D-467C-83DB-6F6F6A28DD7A@3roundstones.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Thanks Sandro, that all sounds like a very reasonable and sensible approach.

On Feb 18, 2012, at 6:19 AM, Sandro Hawke wrote:

> On Fri, 2012-02-17 at 14:57 +0000, Dave Reynolds wrote:
>> I have just responded on public-gld-comments@w3.org to some helpful 
>> review comments concerning Data Cube.
>> Then I belated remembered that in the RIF WG we had a policy that 
>> Working Group members could not individually respond on the comments 
>> list, those had to be approved group level responses.
>> What's the policy in GLD?
> I don't think we've talked about this.   I suggest we try a fairly loose
> policy, where people can reply if they are confident no one in the WG
> would have a problem with their response.   So, simple factual responses
> pointing to the specs, or telling people that an issue has been raised
> on that top and we'll get back to them, ... stuff like that I think can
> be done without consulting the group (although, of course, keep the
> comments list CC'd so we can all see it.)
> How does that sound?
> Also, for people not familiar with this process: with every comment, we
> should be sure to ask if our reply addresses the commenter's concern,
> the commenter is satisfied, or something like that, (unless we're in the
> middled of a conversation, asking them other questions), so the reply
> chain ends, on the record, with evidence we did our job and addressed
> every comment.
>     -- Sandro

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