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Re: Call for Consensus (CfC): First Published Working Draft of WebXR Device API

From: Léonie Watson <lw@tetralogical.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:37:08 -0500
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, public-immersive-web-wg@w3.org
Cc: Ada Rose Edwards <ada@ada.is>
Message-ID: <cf1a8a1e-1cf7-d6dc-9a31-68876cbe72f9@tetralogical.com>

On 23/01/2019 14:52, Chris Wilson wrote:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish the WebXR Device API as a 
> First Public Working Draft (FPWD) of the Immersive Web Working Group.
> The LT (aka the Chairs and Editors) have concluded that now is a good 
> time to issue a First Published Working Draft 
> <https://www.w3.org/2018/Process-20180201/#first-wd> [1].  Publication 
> of a FPWD is a signal to the broader community that we are seeking 
> review of the specification in its early stages, although the 
> specification is specifically not being declared as complete at this time.
> We would like to invite responses on this thread (privately or publicly) 
> from each Member company in the Working Group to declare their support 
> for or statement against issuing the current draft in Github 
> <https://immersive-web.github.io/webxr/> [2] as a First Published 
> Working Draft.
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no Formal Objection 
> <https://www.w3.org/2018/Process-20180201/#def-Consensus> [3], but 
> positive responses are encouraged. Publication as a FPWD does NOT 
> indicate that a document is complete or represent Working Group 
> consensus.  If there are no Formal Objections by *January 30th, 2019 
> *(1pm PDT), the proposal will carry and the Chairs will request that the 
> Director approve publication as FPWD.
> The W3C Director takes Formal Objections seriously, and therefore they 
> typically require significant time and effort to address. Therefore, 
> please limit any Formal Objections to issues related to the scope of 
> these documents rather than technical content where the Working Group 
> has not yet made a decision, or where the specification may not be 
> complete or correct. Please include substantive arguments or rationale 
> for consideration by the Director in any Formal Objection.
> If there are Formal Objections, the Chairs will contact the 
> individual(s) who made the Formal Objection to see whether there are 
> changes that would address the concern and increase consensus to 
> publish. Depending on the number and nature of the Formal Objections, 
> the Chairs will either make a decision either to pursue FPWD and report 
> the Formal Objections to the Director (as required by W3C Process), or 
> to postpone publication until there is greater consensus to publish.
> - Chris and Ada
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2018/Process-20180201/#first-wd
> [2] https://immersive-web.github.io/webxr/
> [3] https://www.w3.org/2018/Process-20180201/#def-Consensus

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