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Re: [glossary] External data dictionary reference requirements

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 08:20:00 -0500
Cc: jpotvin@opman.ca, public-webpayments@w3.org, public-webpayments-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <B2F36F2F-2D10-4080-A5E6-F05A4353F9D4@w3.org>
To: E.R.Fekkes@rn.rabobank.nl

> On May 22, 2015, at 12:27 AM, <E.R.Fekkes@rn.rabobank.nl> <E.R.Fekkes@rn.rabobank.nl> wrote:
> Joseph,
> Thanks for the input on the Glossary page.
> I have two questions:
> 1.  “existing standards bodies recognized by the W3C”
> Are there specific standards bodies FORMALLY recognized by the W3C?
> If so, could you point me to a reference to such a  list?
> (and I will then go look into that to see whether the standards from payments such as EMV and PCI are listed there)
> If not, I would suggest to strike the wording "formally recognized by the W3C”

+1 to striking that. We should evaluate each reference and determine whether it advances our work. There may be
different reasons to choose a reference (e.g., we might want to refer to a widely accepted de jure standard in
one place, or an emerging specification from a de facto group that clearly has broad adoption in another).

I would think of “Recognized by W3C” as something demonstrated after we create a reference rather than something
a priori that constrains how we choose references.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/11/StdLiaison

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