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Re: Call For Consensus Process Review

From: Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 20:38:04 +0000 (UTC)
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1383518049.917341.1431463084895.JavaMail.yahoo@mail.yahoo.com>
I think this is a great idea. I suggest we also mention that topics with links to relevant information will be provided in our weekly meeting notices, so  members will know they will be discussed ahead of time.
I realize that this is generally done; however, including it in the document will help insure the practice continues.
I would be happy to add this to the document draft if you agree.

     On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 4:05 PM, Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com> wrote:

 +1 to trying this approach* katie *Katie Haritos-Shea @ GMAILOn May 12, 2015 2:17 PM, "Andrew Kirkpatrick" <akirkpat@adobe.com> wrote:

The WCAG Working Group is working to build greater engagement among participants, and as with many groups some of the main obstacles are factors of time and space.  Specifically, 11am Boston time is not an ideal time for participants from around the world to participate in a teleconference, but traditionally that is when key decisions are made within the working group. We feel that adopting a different decision-making process will help foster greater participation and on today’s teleconference the participants present approved a consensus procedure, but did so with a dependency on a review by the participants via the WCAG mailing list. We ask that participants read and review the proposed procedure, and reply to this list if you have any objections.  Positive comments are welcome also of course, but if no new objections are raised within two working days of this message then the new procedure will be approved. New procedure: https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/WCAG_Working_Group_Consensus_Procedure Meeting minutes from today’s meeting: http://www.w3.org/2015/05/12-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item03 Survey where draft was initially discussed by WG (pre-dates the wiki version above):https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20150512Misc/results#xcfcprop Thanks,AWK Andrew KirkpatrickGroup Product Manager, AccessibilityAdobe Systems akirkpat@adobe.comhttp://twitter.com/awkawkhttp://blogs.adobe.com/accessibility

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