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Re: CFC: Approval process for Understanding documents

From: Marc Johlic <marc.johlic@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 11:22:14 -0400
Message-ID: <CABpp2mJga8vHQ-kX1kmtiuiLHiUy7bNo7zR5i38CkWAjH5ZE1A@mail.gmail.com>
To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
+1

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 3:47 PM, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> +1
>
> Kindest Regards,
> Laura
>
> On 6/6/17, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com> wrote:
> > Call For Consensus — ends Thursday June 8 at 11:00pm Boston time.
> >
> > The Working Group has reviewed and approved two changes:
> >
> >   1.  Understanding documents will be moved out of the TR space on the
> W3C
> > web site. This will result in the Working Group being able to publish
> > corrections to the Understanding document immediately with a CFC rather
> than
> > publishing updates only every six months. In addition, it may reduce
> > confusion caused by search engines indexing and retaining record of each
> > dated version of the documents and offering those results to users
> searching
> > for information – a change log will be available via GitHub commits for
> the
> > pages.
> >   2.  The Working Group will do a CFC to clarify that the Understanding
> > documents are approved prior to major releases (CR, REC) but that
> additions
> > and changes to the content of the Understanding documents for WCAG 2.1
> will
> > be made in an iterative process as the group works on success criteria.
> >
> > Per the discussion on the call, on-editorial corrections to
> > already-published Understanding documents will require a CFC, but the
> main
> > goal of #2 above is that the Working Group can quickly modify the
> > Understanding content leading up to the major releases.
> >
> > Survey results:
> > https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/UnderstandingProcess/results
> > Call minutes: https://www.w3.org/2017/06/06-ag-minutes.html
> >
> > If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not
> > been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not
> being
> > able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before the
> CfC
> > deadline.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > AWK
> >
> > Andrew Kirkpatrick
> > Group Product Manager, Standards and Accessibility
> > Adobe
> >
> > akirkpat@adobe.com<mailto:akirkpat@adobe.com>
> > http://twitter.com/awkawk
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
>
>
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