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Re: ISSUE-55 - can we address it after TPAC?

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:23:25 +0200
To: "David (Standards) Singer" <singer@apple.com>
Cc: Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-Id: <60901412634205@webcorp02f.yandex-team.ru>

06.10.2014, 18:06, "David (Standards) Singer" <singer@apple.com>:
> <http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/55>
> AC Meetings should not be scheduled to overlap All WG meetings

Does that rise to the level of something that has to be in the 1-2 pages of process that Art keeps crying for? Or the something under 10k words (i.e. half the current process) I am actually aiming for?

> Sure, after TPAC is fine.

You mean a fine time to return to the issue in the TF?

> FWIW, I would like the organizational meetings (AC, AB, probably TAG) scheduled before or after TPAC.  It’s only once a year, and TPAC is much too good an opportunity for technical cross-fertilization and discussion.

Yes, this is what I would like too. This question has been repeatedly put to the AC over something like a decade, and the people who want this have so far never been a majority.

I don't think this requirement belongs in the Process. First, if the majority changes its view one day, why wouldn't it change again a couple of years later? And second given the majority of voting AC reps are repeatedly and directly opposed to it I don't think it is useful to put it in.

But let's see what happens with the dicussion.



> On Oct 6, 2014, at 7:46 , chaals@yandex-team.ru wrote:
>>  Hi,
>>  I am writing and asking the AC to weigh in on this open issue, since it directly effects them and I think it would be silly for us to try closing it without asking them.
>>  Hopefully we will get some input on this list as a result, and I expect to get some input at TPAC (where some people complain about the current setup, and others about proposed alternatives), and most importantly feedback on this year's experiment of changing the timing in an attempt to square the circles of scheduling everything to minimise travel time, maximise meeting time, and take best advantage of the fact that so many people are available to allow a lot of cross-group communication.
>>  So I'd like us to postpone this issue until after TPAC, when the feedback is in.
>>  cheers
>>  --
>>  Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
>>  chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
> David Singer
> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.

Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
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