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[admin] Please use IRC and #webapps for ad hoc "meetings"

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:27:28 -0400
Message-ID: <535FB6D0.1040004@gmail.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Hi All,

In addition to what Chaals said below, when folks meet to discuss 
WebApps' specs, please do use the #webapps channel to record the 
discussion (log is at [1]).

There are a number of "cheat sheets" re the IRC bots (f.ex. [2]) so 
please do use those bots and if desired, we can easily assure the Zakim 
teleconf bridge is available for you.

-Thanks, AB

[1] <http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/>
[2] <https://www.w3.org/wiki/PointerEvents/Meetings#Meeting_Scribes>


On 4/29/14 9:42 AM, Charles McCathie Nevile wrote:
> Just a gentle reminder that if you are having a meeting there needs to 
> be an announcement of it. I don't want to stop people doing work - 
> obviously, we encourage that happening and applaud members who take 
> initiative to get things done.
>
> But there is a process requirement, that you and your employer agreed 
> to when joining the group. It isn't just a quid pro quo for the rest 
> of us agreeing to go through a PAG if necessary. It is also based on 
> an important legal requirement that standards be developed according 
> to a fair process, to avoid being construed as engaging in 
> anti-competitive or cartel behaviour.
>
> And of course it is good manners.
>
> As a quick reminder, the general notice times required are 1 week for 
> a "distributed" telephone meeting (unless it is a regularly scheduled 
> meeting) and 8 weeks for a physical meeting.
>
> If you want to organise a meeting for a particular topic the chairs 
> and staff contacts will be very happy to help, both to make sure we 
> meet the process requirements and with any necessary logistics. The 
> notice period is the only one likely to have any real impact, and 
> there is a way to approve shorter notice if it is really necessary.
>
> But I would ask people who want to organise a get-together that they 
> provide the notice required by the Process, to ensure that "interested 
> parties" in the working group have a fair opportunity to attend.
>
> cheers
>
> Chaals
>
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