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Re: [webappsec] New W3C process and Last Call

From: =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:19:28 -0800
Message-ID: <54629980.4040301@KingsMountain.com>
To: W3C Web App Security WG <public-webappsec@w3.org>
 > 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?

+1 for the latter (keep WGLC step as informal part of WG process)
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