Re: Seeking pre-LCWD comments for Indexed Database API; deadline February 2

On Jan 19, 2010, at 3:39 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> On Jan 19, 2010, at 3:05 PM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 4:50 AM, Arthur Barstow < 
>> > wrote:
>> Nikunj would like to move the Indexed Database API spec to Last  
>> Call Working Draft (LCWD):
>> If you have any comments, please send them to  
>> by February 2.
>> Note the Process Document states the following regarding the  
>> significance/meaning of a LCWD:
>> [[
>> Purpose: A Working Group's Last Call announcement is a signal that:
>> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied its relevant  
>> technical requirements (e.g., of the charter or requirements  
>> document) in the Working Draft;
>> * the Working Group believes that it has satisfied significant  
>> dependencies with other groups;
>> * other groups SHOULD review the document to confirm that these  
>> dependencies have been satisfied. In general, a Last Call  
>> announcement is also a signal that the Working Group is planning to  
>> advance the technical report to later maturity levels.
>> ]]
>> Additionally, a LCWD should be considered feature-complete with all  
>> issues resolved.
>> If there are other groups that should be asked for comments, please  
>> forward this email to them or identify the group(s).
>> -Regards, Art Barstow
>> We (Google) support this LC publication.
>> We would, however, like time to gather meaningful experience with  
>> the spec before the last call review period ends.  We expect we'll  
>> have this experience by the end of May.  Would it be permissible to  
>> have a 4 month LC review period to facilitate this?

(For some reason, I didn't get Jeremy's email.)

I am completely open to keeping a long enough LC period to allow  
everyone a chance to perform detailed review of the spec.

> We at Apple are also in reviewing the spec and would also like  
> additional time to review. It doesn't matter that much to us if the  
> review time is before or during Last Call, but we definitely can't  
> do a meaningful review by February 2, and therefore cannot really  
> sign off by that date on whether the document has satisfied relevant  
> technical requirements, is feature-complete, and has all issues  
> resolved.

I leave it to the chair to decide the best way to schedule this.

> (As far as I can tell the document is less than 4 months old as an  
> Editor's Draft and is about 60 pages long, so I hope it is  
> reasonable to ask for some reasonable amount of review time.)
> Regards,
> Maciej

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