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Re: How to add features to HTML5 (Was: tracker already has ternary state - RAISED)

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 20:50:25 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0806091850x45718225va3d061d8a5b2607b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Chris Wilson" <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Robert Burns" <rob@robburns.com>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, www-archive@w3.org, wai-liaison@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

Hi Chris and Dan,

Ian wrote:

> here's a look at how to propose new features [1].

Is this an official HTML5 working group procedure?

>> Where does bugzilla fit in?
>> Where does issue tracker fit in?

> Those are more useful for tracking problems and errors in the
> spec, than for tracking new features.

I did some research and found the message," Raising issues in a way
that the editors will pay attention to them" [2] dated June 9, 2007
which is one year ago today.

The issue tracker was added last fall [3], [4], [5], [6].

Bugzilla was added a few days ago to "To help keep track of proposals" [7].

I appreciate that the process is evolving. But it is unclear how all
of these pieces fit together and which ones this working group

Like I said in my other messages [8], [9], [10], [11] good policy,
procedure, and flow-charting may be beneficial.

Your guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Best Regards,

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Jun/0140.html
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Jun/0003.html
[3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2007Oct/0057.html
[4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Oct/0367.html
[5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Oct/0369.html
[6] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Nov/0040.html
[7] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Jun/0122.html
[8] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jun/0036.html
[9] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jun/0038.html
[10] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jun/0040.html
[11] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jun/0042.html

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 10 June 2008 01:51:00 UTC

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