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RE: Draft intro to Process 2016 Document to be sent to

From: Stephen Zilles <steve@zilles.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:32:11 -0700
To: <singer@apple.com>
Cc: <ab@w3.org>, "'Revising W3C Process Community Group'" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <014801d1e9c7$863db610$92b92230$@zilles.org>
 

 

From: singer@apple.com [mailto:singer@apple.com] 
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2016 9:39 AM
To: Stephen Zilles <steve@zilles.org>
Cc: ab@w3.org; Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Draft intro to Process 2016 Document to be sent to

 

 

On Jul 29, 2016, at 8:39 , Stephen Zilles <steve@zilles.org <mailto:steve@zilles.org> > wrote:

 

All,

As promised at the last AB Telcon, I have drafted a cover letter to go with the proposed Process 2016 draft to be sent to the AC for consideration and comments. 

 

Steve Z

 

 

Thanks. I’m not sure I would repeat the text of the Process, in this introduction, but I don’t have a strong position either way. (In a sense, I’d prefer that they read it in context, and we supply them with a Diff).

 

SZ: the main reason that I put the quote in is that I found it too difficult to write an overview to text which (even out of context) is pretty clear about what is happening. Rather than mis-re-write the text, I simply quoted it.

 

Initial minor comments:

 

Since all these decision are binary (that is, the content of the affected

Recommendation, except for the Status section, does not change), Wide Review

prior to the AC (and Public) Review is not required or necessary. Anyone can

request one of these actions. If the Working Group that produced the

specification is still extent

 

Suggest: "For a few reasons — to streamline the process, because it’s a simple yes/no question (that is, the content of the affected Recommendation, except for the Status section, does not change), and because we would only obsolete when we don’t know of anyone to contact to ask for wide review — Wide Review prior to the AC (and Public) Review is not required or necessary."

 

SZ:I agree with you suggestion!

 

s/extent/extant/

SZ: yep

This opens an IP exposure for W3C because we don't have

commitments from their employers just from the Consortium.

 

needs a comma after “employers”

SZ: yep

 

David Singer

Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.

 
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