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Re: Process for proposals

From: Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 12:59:26 -0500
Message-ID: <4A1444FE.6040704@burningbird.net>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

> Meanwhile, please produce documents.  Don't feel like you have to wait 
> on Ian or anyone.  Or better yet, collaborate on one or more of the 
> existing documents.  If any of these gets to the point where there are 
> more than three independent contributors actively participating in the 
> development of that document, we can explore making such a document a 
> product of the Working Group.  Initially, I would proceed with such a 
> decision by a process the ASF calls Lazy Consensus[3], which means 
> that if any member of the group objects, the matter would come to a 
> formal W3C vote.  At the present time, I'm dealing with Maciej's 
> suggestion to resolve the one outstanding Formal Objection to the 
> Design Principles document in exactly such a manner right now.
Thanks, that provided the info I needed, and have a pretty good idea of 
what to do next.

>> Noted, and will act. Deadlines on any of this?
> Clearly, the sooner the better.  Preferably no later than the summer 
> months.  But if issues come later, particularly for issues that 
> couldn't have been reasonably predicted earlier, they will be addressed.
I feel comfortable with the no later than summer months soft deadline.

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