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Re: CfC: publish WG Note of UI Events; deadline November 14

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:20:00 -0500
Message-ID: <546CA710.5050207@gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>, "Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик)" <garykac@chromium.org>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On 11/7/14 10:28 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> During WebApps' October 27 meeting, the participants agreed to stop 
> work on the UI Events spec and to publish it as a WG Note (see 
> [Mins]). As such, this is a formal Call for Consensus (CfC) to:
>
> a) Stop work on this spec
>
> b) Publish a "gutted" WG Note of the spec; see [Draft-Note]
>
> c) Gut the ED (this will be done if/when this CfC passes)
>
> d) Prefix the spec's [Bugs] with "HISTORICAL" and turn off creating 
> new bugs
>
> e) Travis will move all bugs that are relevant to D3E to the D3E bug 
> component


Although there appears to be agreement that work on the [uievents] spec 
should stop, the various replies raise sufficient questions that I 
consider this CfC (as written) as failed.

Travis, Gary - would you please make a specific proposal for these two 
specs? In particular, what is the title and shortname for each document, 
and which spec/shortname becomes the WG Note?

After we have agreed on a way forward, I'll start a new CfC.

(I believe the Principle of Least Surprise here means considering specs 
that currently reference [uievents] or [DOM-Level-3-Events]. F.ex., I 
suppose a document titled "UI Events" with a shortname of 
DOM-Level-3-Events could be a bit confusing to some, although strictly 
speaking could be done.)

-Thanks, AB

[uievents] http://www.w3.org/TR/uievents/
[DOM-Level-3-Events] http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Events/


> [Mins] http://www.w3.org/2014/10/27-webapps-minutes.html#item05
> [Draft-Note] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/d4e/raw-file/default/tr.html
> [Bugs] 
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/buglist.cgi?product=WebAppsWG&component=UI%20Events&resolution=---
> [Discuss] 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2014OctDec/0262.html
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