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Re: [webappsec] New W3C process and Last Call

From: Ian Melven <ian.melven@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:01:46 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+0m=FcjJv8v3nRZGvO4stkUHi3i6ZvSsQ7w9vQS0+8im_=2+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Hill <hillbrad@fb.com>
Cc: "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
i agree with your assessment of the positive value of Last Call and would
support maintaining it informally


On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 1:54 PM, Brad Hill <hillbrad@fb.com> wrote:

>  The W3C has a new, more streamlined process for Recommendation Track
> documents:
>  http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/#Reports
>  There is no longer an explicit "Last Call" stage required.
>  With my hat on as chair, I feel that Last Call is a useful phase of the
> process.  Our group works asynchronously, our features have impact on
> features defined by other WGs, and historically a Last Call announcement
> has been very fruitful for us in terms of receiving input from the broader
> community.  It is a signal to someone with limited time to devote to review
> that new features are not planned and things are approaching their final
> shape.
>  What do other members (and especially editors think)?  Should we abandon
> the Last Call in WebAppSec, or maintain it informally as part of our
> group's culture?
>  Thanks,
> Brad Hill
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