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Re: What is a W3C editor? Re: WebID+TLS Spec was (Re: Signed WebID documents and trust wrt GPG Web of Trust)

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 11:39:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJY0A4S-yRbLTxSfA3xXp6qBjYqjigNVgyAwfhN7DqvkA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Olivier Berger <olivier.berger@telecom-sudparis.eu>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On 29 May 2013 10:59, Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de> wrote:

> Henry Story:
> >
> > On 29 May 2013, at 10:08, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> I seem to recall that Manu made a big contribution to putting the spec
> into a professional format.
> >
> > That may be. But that makes him a contributor, not an author or an
> editor. And so I have kept him as a
> > contributor.
>
> Depending on the definitions of "professional format" and "editor"
> putting a spec in a professional format might belong to the core tasks
> of an editor.
>
> "While the Working Groups at large are responsible for building
> consensus on the technical decisions, the editors have the heavy
> responsibility of transforming these decisions into actual specifications."
> http://www.w3.org/2003/Editors/
>

Thanks for the pointer, re: editor, that makes a lot of sense.

Do you happen to know if there is similar text for "Author"?


>
> Cheers,
> Andreas
>
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