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RE: create a public list to announce new publications; deadline Oct 15

From: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:52:56 +0000
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>, public-w3process <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <c12709cc02864f5e9e81d53e47f9e853@BN1PR02MB183.namprd02.prod.outlook.com>
I think a CfC on a mailing list is premature because there are, as far as I can see, some important questions that still need to be answered before implementing a scheme. The discussion of the topic has raised a number of issues, such as what is the best way to do notifications (push, pull, both, calendars, ...). What do the notifications mean? It was suggested that the Team be responsible for doing the notification, but that would seem to require some consistency of usage of the mechanism. The CSS WG, for example, often requests (on www-style) reviews of major changes of a single feature. Would this list be appropriate for such announcements? 

Finally, this discussion has taken place on public-w3process, but the most people most affected by this proposal are on the Chairs mailing list. Would not that list be a more appropriate place to do a CfC?

Steve Z

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arthur Barstow [mailto:art.barstow@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 4:09 AM
> To: public-w3process
> Subject: CfC: create a public list to announce new publications; deadline Oct
> 15
> In the spirit of facilitating and increasing the likelihood of early and wide
> document reviews, a number of people in thread [1] voiced support for
> creating a Public list the Publications team would use to announce
> publications of FPWDs, LCWDs, 2014-preCRs and CRs. This is a Call for
> Consensus (CfC) to create such a list and for the Publications team to use it
> when these types of documents are published.
> If anyone has any comments or concerns about this CfC, please reply by Oct
> 15.
> Assuming this CfC `passes`, a secondary issue is the name of the list. I am
> indifferent and offer these possibilities:
> public-{pubs,publications}; other suggestions are welcome and encouraged.
> -Thanks, AB
> [1] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-
> w3process/2014Oct/0000.html>
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