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Re: Call for Consensus to Publish a Group Note- RESPONSE REQUESTED by 29 November 2017

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:21:21 -0600
Cc: public-payments-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <4BA0F45C-56E8-43FE-ACFF-525B17CCEA32@w3.org>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>

> On Nov 17, 2017, at 9:16 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> 
> On 11/15/2017 09:46 PM, Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> I'm supportive on the proviso that the spec is "gutted" (see [1],
>> for example).
> 
> -1, publishing a gutted NOTE for work that we want to incubate seems
> pointless. Also, I question whether W3C publishing documents that
> effectively state "Nothing to see here" is useful.

Please note that the previous versions exist. I understand the proposal to write
an empty Note to be a heads-up and avoid people stumbling on material and
thinking it is more mature than it is.

> 
> Alternate proposal:
> 
> 1. Create a Web Commerce CG.

-1 as I don’t think it is necessary.

> 2. Hand the HTTP API spec over to them.

I’d rather see it incubated in an existing CG.

> 3. Redirect the TR space link to the ED in the WCCG.

I have no problem saying in the stub:

 * The WG has discontinued the work
 * It is being incubated over here.

> 
> If that fails to garner consensus, do the gutted note pointing to the ED
> HTTP API spec in the WCCG.
> 
> You can go here to support the creation of the Web Commerce Community
> Group (search for Web Commerce):

I would like to recommend against that until we’ve had further discussion of its necessity.

Ian

> 
> https://www.w3.org/community/groups/proposed/
> 
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> 
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