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

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 15:28:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJK2wqUOVv1WySyEZMSJe6jm2sFL=g=MJkZa2bjU38gKLpCjSg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dao Loc <L.Dao@nfb.ca>
Cc: "public-immersive-web-wg@w3.org" <public-immersive-web-wg@w3.org>, Ada Rose Edwards <ada@ada.is>
(And for Google, +1.  :) )

On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM Dao Loc <L.Dao@nfb.ca> wrote:

> +1 as well
> Sorry to miss the in person session next week.
> Loc
> On Jan 23, 2019, at 11:53 AM, Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com> 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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