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Re: creating issues for non-published documents?

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 11:04:42 +0100
Message-ID: <h2v55687cf81003310304qd9d5c90ema39bee08fd459483@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi maciej,
"If at some point Steve's document is proposed and accepted as an HTML
WG publication "

what is the procedure for proposing the document as a hTML WG publication?


On 30 March 2010 21:21, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> On Mar 30, 2010, at 11:04 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> On Mar 30, 2010, at 10:52 AM, Shelley Powers wrote:
>>> IQuestion: how can we raise something as an issue when the bug is filed
>>> against a document that's not even published by this group, yet?
>>> This seems really screwy. For instance, what would the issue block?
>>> Not the HTML5 spec, would it?
>> Each spec is blocked only by issues that apply to that spec.
>> In the case of specs that have not yet been published as FPWD, it's not
>> totally clear how to apply the bug process and the escalation process. My
>> own inclination is that if an editor of a pre-FPWD document is willing to
>> follow the bug process, then we should also let people raise issues, but the
>> Chairs will probably not advance these issues through the formal process so
>> long as the underlying document remains unpublished. However, I have not
>> checked this thinking with my fellow co-Chairs, so take this as only a
>> preliminary opinion.
> The Chairs discussed this and agreed on the approach described above. We are
> ok with issues being raised, but we will not run the remainder of the
> escalation process for documents that are not (yet) publications of the
> Working Group. If at some point Steve's document is proposed and accepted as
> an HTML WG publication, then we will take up these issues and treat them as
> duly escalated. The reason is that we do not want to spend Working Group
> time on documents that we are not publishing. We want to focus on our actual
> deliverables.
> Regards,
> Maciej

with regards

Steve Faulkner
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Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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