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Re: Webex details for Process Task Force

From: Wayne Carr <wayne.carr@linux.intel.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:56:50 -0700
Message-ID: <558D5A22.3030708@linux.intel.com>
To: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>, "Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH)" <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
I thought it was a third :)

Each of the Process CG and AB Task Force that works with the CG should 
switch to GitHub issues as a way to make decisions - so each have their 
own separate GitHub repository and use Issues instead of phone calls.  
As I understood it, the phone calls were the AB Task Force, not the 
CG.   The AB Task Force controlled what was actually proposed (to the 
full AB I assume, but eventually to the AC), not the Process CG.  So, I 
don't think there has been any delegation to the CG, just a discussion 
in the CG.

The AC could use GitHub as well, for the same reasons.  Given the AC 
mail list is member confidential, they'd need a private, organizational 
GitHub repository limited to W3C Member accounts.

One issue with that is

On 2015-06-26 06:01, Jeff Jaffe wrote:
> Mike,
>
> It's not clear to me which question you are asking.
>
> 1. One interpretation is that the AB has previously delegated its 
> formal process revision responsibility to the CG under a task force 
> led by Steve Zilles - and you are suggesting that the AB revoke that 
> formal delegation - instead managing the formal process revision 
> directly and using GitHub as a means for the community to 
> collaboratively edit the process and prepare new revisions.  If that 
> is your intent, we can certainly ask the AB at its July call.
>
> 2. A second interpretation is that you want to keep the AB delegation 
> to the CG, but are recommending that the CG use a different set of 
> tools to propose revisions.  In that case, the CG would need to reach 
> consensus, and the opinions of the task force Chair (Steve), document 
> editor (Chaals McCathie Nevile), and CG Chair (Chaals McCathie Nevile) 
> would be influential.
>
> Jeff
>
> On 6/25/2015 9:23 PM, Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH) wrote:
>> > weekly Process Task Force,
>>
>> I'd like to discuss whether the demise of Zakim is a good opportunity 
>> to retire this call and find a better way of collaborating on process 
>> revision.
>>
>> The trend is to use GitHub to collaboratively edit specs and its 
>> issues tracker rather than unstructured email threads to resolve 
>> issues. I believe the Process CG and the AB task force should eat 
>> this dog food and get away from conference calls as its discussion 
>> and decision making mode.
>>
>> Anyone disagree? assuming so, where do we have the conversation and 
>> resolve the issue?
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> From: Maria Auday <mailto:maria@w3.org>
>> Sent: 6/25/2015 2:58 PM
>> To: public-w3process@w3.org <mailto:public-w3process@w3.org>
>> Cc: Jeff Jaffe <mailto:jeff@w3.org>
>> Subject: Webex details for Process Task Force
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Below are the Webex details for the weekly Process Task Force, 
>> effective 30 June. Please let me know if you have any questions.
>>
>> Topic: Process Task Force
>> Date: From Tuesday, June 30, 2015, to no end date
>> Time: 10:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
>>
>> Dial-in: +1-617-324-0000
>> Access code: 641 501 274
>>
>> Meeting number: 641 501 274
>> Meeting password: process
>> https://mit.webex.com/mit/j.php?MTID=mbea8090287ebcf2d2cbf4b3a2b15dda9
>> Host key: 628756
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Maria
>> ---
>>
>> Maria Auday
>> Executive Assistant to Dr. Jeffrey Jaffe, CEO
>> W3C, World Wide Web Consortium at MIT
>> Phone: +1.617.324.0368
>> maria@w3.org
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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