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Re: Director-free branch

From: Michael Champion <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 20:45:21 +0000
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, W3C Process CG <public-w3process@w3.org>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2C3EED58-322F-4A8A-8906-32BA8BEAA7F2@microsoft.com>
A few thoughts:

Florian, this is a great start, thanks!    But what's the priority for the CG to deliberate? It might be:
1. Get a Repository mechanism in the Process
2. Get an Evergreen option of some sort in the Process
3. Get a Director-free model into the Process

Do we try to do all this for Process 2020?  Or defer 3 until Process 2021 (when presumably there is a Board of Directors to give some Director roles to).

That said, my personal interest is 3 > 2 > 1.  I'd be OK with skipping Process 2020 and using the saved effort to ensure that Process 2021 accomplishes them all.  Unless of course we could quickly agree on solutions for 1 and 2, but I'm not optimistic. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7:23 AM
To: W3C Process CG <public-w3process@w3.org>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Subject: Director-free branch
Resent-From: <public-w3process@w3.org>
Resent-Date: Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7:22 AM

    Hi all,
    
    It took me longer that I thought after the last AC meeting and AB F2F, but I have now set up a branch of the process called director-free to explore what the Process would like without a director.
    
    This attempts to reflect my understanding of the consensus of the AB on areas where there was one, using my own sense of how things might work to fill in the blanks.
    
    director-free process: https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fw3c.github.io%2Fw3process%2Fdirector-free%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cmichael.champion%40microsoft.com%7Cc9921b08a2054670f0c508d6dd2ea882%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636939589799990494&amp;sdata=wVLQQCvYDp52P%2BgajZiFjn3vpQvcR9Ln0xLNhWcf9ho%3D&amp;reserved=0
    diff: https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fservices.w3.org%2Fhtmldiff%3Fdoc1%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fw3c.github.io%252Fw3process%252F%26doc2%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fw3c.github.io%252Fw3process%252Fdirector-free%252F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cmichael.champion%40microsoft.com%7Cc9921b08a2054670f0c508d6dd2ea882%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636939589799990494&amp;sdata=5Qof5THSJPLGx5hkcfmnmc5tXM9vqAY6N7fJmjNjXFo%3D&amp;reserved=0
    
    This is definitely not final, but it should be detailed enough that we can now iterate using individual issues. I've already done so for the issues noted inline in the document: https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Fw3c%2Fw3process%2Flabels%2Fdirector-free&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cmichael.champion%40microsoft.com%7Cc9921b08a2054670f0c508d6dd2ea882%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636939589800000507&amp;sdata=NmKTOGpEbsnfk73SVH1lEAsRzyHwcRn1lHM78q1xgUU%3D&amp;reserved=0 Please discusse there or open additional issues in https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Fw3c%2Fw3process%2Fissues%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cmichael.champion%40microsoft.com%7Cc9921b08a2054670f0c508d6dd2ea882%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636939589800000507&amp;sdata=xbPQRC3LOO74WsrpqeZUBHz8YuLsZNaBNxHzX7BXMnM%3D&amp;reserved=0 and use "[director-free]" in the title as well as "director-free" as a label if you have the access-rights to put labels.
    
    In particular, note the straw-man proposal for a mechanism to replace the Director's appointments to the TAG, loosely based on the concept evoked during the TAG-AB joint-session in Quebec. Feedback from the TAG is very welcome on that topic. Most of it is in https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fw3c.github.io%2Fw3process%2Fdirector-free%2F%23TAG-appointments&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cmichael.champion%40microsoft.com%7Cc9921b08a2054670f0c508d6dd2ea882%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636939589800000507&amp;sdata=qcszvN0pY1ugi%2FzLF%2BjAMQ%2BB6pXg2s%2BjkuthR0Pm%2BDo%3D&amp;reserved=0, although there are some smaller changes to neighboring sections to integrate it.
    
    —Florian
    

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