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Re: Fwd: New Process Draft

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 22:15:07 +0200
To: "Jeff Jaffe" <jeff@w3.org>, "Stephen Zilles" <szilles@adobe.com>
Cc: "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.xxtjvhl0svvqwp@sith.local>

Thanks Steve!
Sent with tweaks:

Ralph hosted the proposed process in  
<http://www.w3.org/2015/04/Process-20150428/>, which also has a diff.
AC reps can vote until 28 May by using the form  


On Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:27:37 +0200, Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>  

> Jeff,
> Based on the memo that announced the AC Review of Proposed Process 2014,  
> I would suggest the following:
> [Note that three replacements need to be done: URL for date space  
> version of Proposed Process Document, URL for WBS and date when Review  
> ends, four weeks after announcement.]
> =====================
> Dear Advisory Committee representative,
> On behalf of the Advisory Board, I am pleased to announce the  
> advancement of the 6 May 2014 version of the Process Document to  
> "Proposed Process Document" status:
>   [URL for Process 2015 document in "date space"]
> A prior draft of this document was sent to the AC for a "Last Call"  
> Review in March
>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2015JanMar/0044.html
> This review led to one Formal Objection
>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/2015Mar/att-0101/00-part
> which concerned item 2.c in the Summary of Changes below. A proposal was  
> made to attempt to resolve the objection, but it did not achieve  
> consensus either, so the document is being balloted with the "Last Call"  
> text in place.
> See below for a Summary of Major Changes in Proposed Process 2015
> Please review the document and indicate whether you endorse the proposal  
> as the operative Process Document, or object to its advancement, via  
> this form:
>   [URL for WBS form for the Review]
> The deadline for responses is 23:59, Boston time on [date 4 weeks from  
> announcement date]. There will be an opportunity to discuss these  
> changes and ask questions at the AC Meeting in Paris on 6 May.
>   https://www.w3.org/Member/Meeting/2015ac/May/Agenda#Day1
> If approved, this Process will take the place of of Process 2014 which  
> is on a transition plan from Process 2005. That plan still has  
> approximately one year to run.
>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2014JulSep/0016.html
> Thank you for your reviews of these documents.
> For Jeff Jaffe, CEO and Chair of the Advisory Board;
> Coralie Mercier, Acting Head of W3C Communications
> Summary of Major Changes
> This version of the Process Document was undertaken to make a number of  
> structural revisions and to make whatever other changes reached  
> consensus in the same time frame.
> 1.      Structural Revisions
> a.      Removed the Activities chapter and all references to it
> b.      Removed "Good Standing"
> c.      Removed Coordination Groups
> 2.      Other major changes
> a.      Removed the redundant section 6.2.7 on "Heartbeat Requirements"  
> already covered in section 7.3.2
> b.      Replaced W3C Chair and COO with CEO throughout the document
> c.      Allowed an organization with a TAG member that hires another TAG  
> member to have more than one  TAG participant up to the next regular TAG  
> election.
> d.      Updated the language for section 7.7.1 Errata Management to  
> encourage groups to be responsive in maintaining their specifications  
> and relaxed the requirements on how proposed corrections are documented  
> to allow more agile and useful updates to them.
> e.      Added a procedure for Resignation from a Working Group
> f.       Replaced a Process specified default channel for AC Review  
> comments with a requirement that the Call for Review must specify the  
> default channel.
> g.      Horizontal Working Groups are specifically called out with  
> respect to charter dependencies and Wide Review.
> h.      Restored the right of a Working Group to re-publish an Edited  
> Recommendation in which all changes are editorial and tightened the  
> definition of Editorial Change.
> 3.      Editorial changes
> a.      Clarified the language used in section Wide Review
> b.      All sections above Section 5 (Activities, removed) have been  
> renumbered.
> For a more complete list of changes, see section 14 of the Proposed  
> Process Document.
> For the set of changes made since the "Last Call" Review see
>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/2015Apr/0114.html
> =========================
> Steve Zilles

Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Marketing & Communications -  http://www.w3.org
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