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Re: ACTION-95, ISSUE-65: Plan to publish a new WD of HTML-5

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 01:29:10 +0100
Message-ID: <18818.18902.176043.883880@opera.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Also sprach Robin Berjon:

 > > As I understand it, a Working Draft signals the intent to proceed  
 > > along the Recommendation track, and the section you quoted describes  
 > > what happens if for whatever reason the Working Draft is taken off  
 > > that path. So what Boris said matches my understanding.
 > Nope. Besides, Karl was quoting form the TR page, not from the  
 > Process. 
 > The Process has this to say:
 > "A Working Draft is a document that W3C has published for review by  
 > the community, including W3C Members, the public, and other technical  
 > organizations. Some, but not all, Working Drafts are meant to advance  
 > to Recommendation; see the document status section of a Working Draft  
 > for the group's expectations."
 >    -- http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#q73

But, all WDs were -- at some point by someone -- intended to become
Recs, no? Or, if they weren't, didn't they say so from the start?

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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