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Re: Last Call timeline

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 14:58:37 -0700
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Philippe Le Hegaret (plh@w3.org)" <plh@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>
Message-id: <92658E77-D1CE-43DE-8188-3F97D4301B0F@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Hi Ian,

Thanks for your feedback on the timeline. The Chairs have been discussing how to adjust the plan based on your input. We will get back to you soon.


On May 26, 2011, at 11:54 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:06 AM, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> = Timeline =
>> - Sep 27, 2010 - all bugs filed by Last Call cutoff date addressed by editors
> To deal with all high and medium priority feedback, including future
> feedback assuming the historical rate, I estimate it will take me until
> December this year. To deal with all feedback, including future feedback
> assuming the historical rate, I estimate it will take until around April
> next year. High priority feedback is that which has an immediate impact on
> implementations. Low priority feedback is that which does not affect
> implementations at all (e.g. requests for additional examples) and
> feedback that can be deferred without risk of incompatibilities (e.g.
> requests for new features that do not already have experimental
> implementations).
> It has been suggested to me that we will see an increased rate of feedback
> over the coming months; I have no way to estimate what effect that would
> have on these times. High volumes of escalations would also negatively
> impact my ability to get through feedback at an adequate rate.
>> - Jul 5, 2011 - all bugs filed by the start of Last Call addressed by editors
>> Consequences of missing this date: bugs still open past this date
>> can be escalated to issues immediately if the originator so chooses.
> What is the reasoning behind this date? If we could ignore this date
> that would be great, as keeping track of when feedback came in
> complicates the bug handling effort and would thus slow down the
> overall bug resolution process.
> HTH,
> -- 
> Ian Hickson
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