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Re: CfC: to use the new publication process; deadline June 8th

From: Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2015 06:41:28 +0000
To: "public-secondscreen@w3.org" <public-secondscreen@w3.org>
CC: Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org>
Message-ID: <F8685FF7-7891-4524-AF5E-26C3C921AF95@intel.com>
[Fixed the deadline on the subject line to June 8th.]

> On 28 May 2015, at 11:20, Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com> wrote:
> As discussed during the F2F, the new publication workflow [1] would allow us to streamline the publication of editors drafts to Technical Reports space (aka "TR space", meaning resources in http://www.w3.org/TR/ ). There was general agreement during the F2F that this would be a good thing.
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) on the topic. If you have comments or concerns about this CfC, please send them to this mailing list by June 8th at the latest. Silence will be considered as agreement with the proposal.

Assuming there are no concerns by June 8th, I suggest the group implements the new publication workflow with help from Francois and attempts to publish an updated Working Draft this month, observing that:

* the spec has improved greatly since its First Public Working Draft publication on 17 February 2015, and
* it is a recommended practice to do periodic publication to keep the "TR space" fresh to satisfy the "heartbeat" requirement [2].

If we expect significant changes (e.g. from #93 [3]), it may make sense to publish a WD before starting major refactoring and do another publication after the major changes have landed. Publishing often is very easy after the new workflow has been implemented.


-Anssi (WG chair)

> [1] http://www.w3.org/2014/08/pubworkflow.html

[2] http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/#three-month-rule
[3] https://github.com/w3c/presentation-api/issues/93
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