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Re: Process document and publications

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 16:02:33 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20030620.160233.81070638.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: hendler@cs.umd.edu
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Subject: Process document and publications
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 15:05:45 -0400

> The message in [1] (member only) discusses a pending Directors 
> decision and implementation date with respect to the process 
> document.  This has only been announced member only, as far as I 
> know, so please don't discuss details on this public list.
> However, the following is public knowledge - there is a proposed 
> change to the process to create something called a "Working Group 
> Note" -- the implication is that this should be the terminal state of 
> a Working Draft that is not expected to be reissued nor to become a 
> recommendation document.  I have been asked by a member of the W3C 
> Advisory Board whether we think any of our documents would be likely 
> to become a Working Group Note if this change is made.
> I believe that the XML presentation syntax would be an ideal 
> candidate for this, do you folks agree?  I'm also happy to entertain 
> discussion as to whether any of our other documents should become 
> WGNs instead of moving to Rec, however since the others are all at 
> LC, I'm not sure I see a driving need.
> So, I'd like to ask the WG if, assumign this change gets made,
>    (i) we would be likely to move XML Presentation to WGN, and
>    (ii) we would be unlikely to move any of our other 6 documents to 
> WGN instead of staying on the recommendation track.
>   thanks
>   JH

I agree entirely that the XML presentation syntax would be a good canidate
for a WGN.  I also don't see any particular need for the documents in last
call to be WGNs.

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