groups.html
author charles
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:23:15 +0100
changeset 216 918f0aafd1ad
parent 101 ac2545a96f7c
permissions -rw-r--r--
Added diff from the current version
97
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
     1
<!DOCTYPE html>
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
     2
<html lang="en">
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
     3
<head>
97
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
     4
<meta charset="utf-8">
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
     5
<link rel="stylesheet" href="style/default.css" type="text/css">
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
     6
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href=
97
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
     7
"http://www.w3.org/StyleSheets/TR/base.css">
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
     8
<title>6 Working Groups, Interest Groups, and Coordination Groups</title>
97
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
     9
<link rel="contents" href="cover.html#toc">
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
    10
<link rel="next" href="tr.html">
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
    11
<link rel="previous" href="activities.html">
99
1241cbc2d78a Added editor's draft stylesheets
charles
parents: 97
diff changeset
    12
    <style type="text/css">
1241cbc2d78a Added editor's draft stylesheets
charles
parents: 97
diff changeset
    13
      .rfc2119 {font-variant:small-caps}
1241cbc2d78a Added editor's draft stylesheets
charles
parents: 97
diff changeset
    14
</style> <link href="https://www.w3.org/StyleSheets/TR/W3C-ED" rel="stylesheet">
1241cbc2d78a Added editor's draft stylesheets
charles
parents: 97
diff changeset
    15
    <!--[if lt IE 9]><script src='undefined://www.w3.org/2008/site/js/html5shiv.js'></script><![endif]-->
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    16
</head>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    17
<body>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    18
<div class="noprint">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    19
<div class="navbar"><map name="navbar-top" title="Navigation Bar" id=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    20
"navbar-top">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    21
<p>[<a accesskey="n" rel="Next" href="tr.html">next chapter</a>] &nbsp;
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    22
[<a accesskey="p" rel="Prev" href="activities.html">previous chapter</a>]
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    23
&nbsp; [<a accesskey="c" rel="Contents" href="cover.html#toc">contents</a>]</p>
97
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
    24
<hr></map></div>
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    25
</div>
101
ac2545a96f7c Update Table of Contents and drag in all the old fragments. :S
charles
parents: 99
diff changeset
    26
<h1>Editor's draft proposed new W3C Process Document</h1>
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    27
<h2>6 <a name="GAGeneral" id="GAGeneral">Working Groups, Interest Groups, and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    28
Coordination Groups</a></h2>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    29
<div class="toc">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    30
<ul class="toc">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    31
<li class="tocline3"><a href="#ReqsAllGroups" class="tocxref">6.1 Requirements
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    32
for All Working, Interest, and Coordination Groups</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    33
<li class="tocline3"><a href="#GroupsWG" class="tocxref">6.2 Working Groups and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    34
Interest Groups</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    35
<ul class="toc">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    36
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#group-participation" class="tocxref">6.2.1
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    37
Working Group and Interest Group Participation Requirements</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    38
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#WGCharterDevelopment" class="tocxref">6.2.2
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    39
Working Group and Interest Group Charter Development</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    40
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#CharterReview" class="tocxref">6.2.3 Advisory
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    41
Committee Review of a Working Group or Interest Group Charter</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    42
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#cfp" class="tocxref">6.2.4 Call for
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    43
Participation in a Working Group or Interest Group</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    44
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#charter-extension" class="tocxref">6.2.5 Working
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    45
Group and Interest Group Charter Extension</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    46
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#WGCharter" class="tocxref">6.2.6 Working Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    47
and Interest Group Charters</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    48
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#three-month-rule" class="tocxref">6.2.7 Working
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    49
Group "Heartbeat" Requirement</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    50
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#GeneralTermination" class="tocxref">6.2.8
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    51
Working Group and Interest Group Closure</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    52
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    53
</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    54
<li class="tocline3"><a href="#GroupsCG" class="tocxref">6.3 Coordination
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    55
Groups</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    56
<ul class="toc">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    57
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#CGParticipation" class="tocxref">6.3.1
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    58
Coordination Group Participation Requirements</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    59
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#CGCreation" class="tocxref">6.3.2 Coordination
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    60
Group Creation and Closure</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    61
<li class="tocline4"><a href="#CGCharter" class="tocxref">6.3.3 Coordination
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    62
Group Charters</a></li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    63
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    64
</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    65
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    66
</div>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    67
<!--NewPage-->
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    68
<!-- this is for html2ps -->
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    69
<p><a name="GAGroups" id="GAGroups">This document defines three types of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    70
groups:</a></p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    71
<ol>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    72
<li><a href="#GroupsWG">Working Groups.</a> Working Groups typically produce
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    73
deliverables (e.g., <a href="tr.html#rec-advance">Recommendation Track
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    74
technical reports</a>, software, test suites, and reviews of the deliverables
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    75
of other groups). There are <a href="#good-standing">Good Standing</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    76
requirements for Working Group participation as well as additional
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    77
participation requirements described in the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    78
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    79
"refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>].</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    80
<li><a href="#GroupsIG">Interest Groups.</a> The primary goal of an Interest
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    81
Group is to bring together people who wish to evaluate potential Web
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    82
technologies and policies. An Interest Group is a forum for the exchange of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    83
ideas.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    84
<li><a href="#GroupsCG">Coordination Groups.</a> A Coordination Group manages
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    85
dependencies and facilitates communication with other groups, within or outside
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    86
of W3C.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    87
</ol>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    88
<p>Neither Interest Groups nor Coordination Groups publish <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    89
"#rec-track-doc">Recommendation Track technical reports</a>; see information
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    90
about <a href="#ig-cg-notes">maturity levels for Interest Groups and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    91
Coordination Groups</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    92
<h3>6.1 <a name="ReqsAllGroups" id="ReqsAllGroups">Requirements for All
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    93
Working, Interest, and Coordination Groups</a></h3>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    94
<p>Each group <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> have a charter. Requirements
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    95
for the charter depend on the group type. All group charters <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    96
"rfc2119">MUST</span> be public (even if other proceedings of the group are
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    97
<a href="comm.html#Member-only">Member-only</a>). Existing charters that are
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    98
not yet public <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> be made public when next
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
    99
revised or extended (with attention to <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   100
"comm.html#confidentiality-change">changing confidentiality level</a>).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   101
<p>Each group <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> have a <a name="GeneralChairs"
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   102
id="GeneralChairs">Chair</a> (or co-Chairs) to coordinate the group's tasks.
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   103
The Director appoints (and re-appoints) Chairs for all groups. The Chair is a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   104
<a href="policies.html#member-rep">Member representative</a>, a <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   105
"organization.html#Team">Team representative</a>, or an <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   106
"#invited-expert-wg">Invited Expert</a> (invited by the Director). The
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   107
requirements of this document that apply to those types of participants apply
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   108
to Chairs as well. The <a href="/Guide/chair-roles">role of the Chair
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   109
[MEM14]</a> is described in the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Guide/">Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   110
guide</a> [<a href="refs.html#ref-guide">MEM9</a>].</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   111
<p>Each group <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> have a <a name="TeamContact"
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   112
id="TeamContact">Team Contact</a>, who acts as the interface between the Chair,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   113
group participants, and the rest of the Team. The <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   114
"/Guide/staff-contact">role of the Team Contact</a> is described in the Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   115
guide. The Chair and the Team Contact of a group <span class="rfc2119">SHOULD
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   116
NOT</span> be the same individual.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   117
<p>Each group <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> have an archived mailing list
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   118
for formal group communication (e.g., for meeting announcements and minutes,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   119
documentation of decisions, and <a href="policies.html#FormalObjection">Formal
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   120
Objections</a> to decisions). It is the responsibility of the Chair and Team
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   121
Contact to ensure that new participants are subscribed to all relevant mailing
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   122
lists. Refer to the list of <a href="http://www.w3.org/Member/Mail/">group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   123
mailing lists</a> [<a href="refs.html#ref-mailing-lists">MEM2</a>].</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   124
<p>A Chair <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> form task forces (composed of group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   125
participants) to carry out assignments for the group. The scope of these
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   126
assignments <span class="rfc2119">MUST NOT</span> exceed the scope of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   127
group's charter. A group <span class="rfc2119">SHOULD</span> document the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   128
process it uses to create task forces (e.g., each task force might have an
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   129
informal "charter"). Task forces do not publish <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   130
"tr.html#Reports">technical reports</a>; the Working Group <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   131
"rfc2119">MAY</span> choose to publish their results as part of a technical
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   132
report.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   133
<h3>6.2 <a name="GroupsWG" id="GroupsWG">Working Groups</a> and <a name=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   134
"GroupsIG" id="GroupsIG">Interest Groups</a></h3>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   135
<p>Although Working Groups and Interest Groups have different purposes, they
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   136
share some characteristics, and so are defined together in the following
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   137
sections.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   138
<h4>6.2.1 <a name="group-participation" id="group-participation">Working Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   139
and Interest Group Participation Requirements</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   140
<p>There are three types of individual <a name="wgparticipant" id=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   141
"wgparticipant">participants in a Working Group</a>: <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   142
"policies.html#member-rep">Member representatives</a>, <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   143
"#invited-expert-wg">Invited Experts</a>, and <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   144
"organization.html#Team">Team representatives</a> (including the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   145
"#TeamContact">Team Contact</a>).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   146
<p>There are four types of individual <a name="igparticipant" id=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   147
"igparticipant">participants in an Interest Group</a>: the same three types as
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   148
for Working Groups plus, for an Interest Group where the only <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   149
"#ig-mail-only">participation requirement is mailing list subscription</a>,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   150
<a name="public-participant-ig" id="public-participant-ig">public
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   151
participants</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   152
<p>Except where noted in this document or in a group charter, all participants
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   153
share the same rights and responsibilities in a group; see also the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   154
"policies.html#ParticipationCriteria">individual participation
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   155
criteria</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   156
<p>A participant <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> represent at most one
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   157
organization in a Working Group or Interest Group.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   158
<p>An individual <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> become a Working or Interest
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   159
Group participant at any time during the group's existence. See also relevant
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   160
requirements in <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   161
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-join">section 4.3</a> of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   162
<a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   163
[<a href="refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>].</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   164
<p>On an exceptional basis, a Working or Interest Group participant
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   165
<span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> designate a <a name="mtg-substitute" id=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   166
"mtg-substitute">substitute</a> to attend a <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   167
"policies.html#GeneralMeetings">meeting</a> and <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   168
"rfc2119">SHOULD</span> inform the Chair. The substitute <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   169
"rfc2119">MAY</span> act on behalf of the participant, including for <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   170
"policies.html#Votes">votes</a>. For the substitute to vote, the participant
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   171
<span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> inform the Chair in writing in advance. As a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   172
courtesy to the group, if the substitute is not well-versed in the group's
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   173
discussions, the regular participant <span class="rfc2119">SHOULD</span>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   174
authorize another participant to act as <a href="policies.html#proxy">proxy</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   175
for votes. For the purposes of <a href="#good-standing">Good Standing</a>, the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   176
regular representative and the substitute are considered the same
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   177
participant.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   178
<p>To allow rapid progress, Working Groups are intended to be small (typically
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   179
fewer than 15 people) and composed of experts in the area defined by the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   180
charter. In principle, Interest Groups have no limit on the number of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   181
participants. When a Working Group grows too large to be effective, W3C
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   182
<span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> split it into an Interest Group (a discussion
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   183
forum) and a much smaller Working Group (a core group of highly dedicated
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   184
participants).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   185
<p>See also the licensing obligations on Working Group participants in <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   186
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-Obligations">section 3</a> of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   187
the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   188
[<a href="refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>], and the patent claim
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   189
exclusion process of <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   190
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-Exclusion">section 4</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   191
<h5>6.2.1.1 <a name="member-rep-wg" id="member-rep-wg">Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   192
Representative</a> in a Working Group</h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   193
<p>An individual is a Member representative in a Working Group if all of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   194
following conditions are satisfied:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   195
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   196
<li>the Advisory Committee representative of the Member in question has
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   197
designated the individual as a Working Group participant, and</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   198
<li>the individual qualifies for <a href="policies.html#member-rep">Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   199
representation</a>.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   200
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   201
<p><a name="member-rep-info" id="member-rep-info">To designate an individual as
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   202
a Member representative in a Working Group</a>, an Advisory Committee
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   203
representative <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> provide the Chair and Team
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   204
Contact with all of the following information, in addition to any other
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   205
information required by the <a href="#cfp">Call for Participation</a> and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   206
charter (including the participation requirements of the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   207
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   208
"refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>]):</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   209
<ol>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   210
<li>The name of the W3C Member the individual represents and whether the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   211
individual is an employee of that Member organization;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   212
<li>A statement that the individual accepts the participation terms set forth
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   213
in the charter (with an indication of charter date or version);</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   214
<li>A statement that the Member will provide the necessary financial support
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   215
for participation (e.g., for travel, telephone calls, and conferences).</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   216
</ol>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   217
<p>A Member participates in a Working Group from the moment the first Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   218
representative joins the group until either of the following occurs:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   219
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   220
<li>the group closes, or</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   221
<li>the Member <a href="policies.html#resignation">resigns</a> from the Working
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   222
Group; this is done through the Member's Advisory Committee
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   223
representative.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   224
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   225
<h5>6.2.1.2 <a name="member-rep-ig" id="member-rep-ig">Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   226
Representative</a> in an Interest Group</h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   227
<p>When the participation requirements exceed <a href="#ig-mail-only">Interest
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   228
Group mailing list subscription</a>, an individual is a Member representative
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   229
in an Interest Group if all of the following conditions are satisfied:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   230
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   231
<li>the Advisory Committee representative of the Member in question has
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   232
designated the individual as an Interest Group participant, and</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   233
<li>the individual qualifies for <a href="policies.html#member-rep">Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   234
representation</a>.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   235
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   236
<p>To designate an individual as a Member representative in an Interest Group,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   237
the Advisory Committee representative <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> follow
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   238
the instructions in the <a href="#cfp">Call for Participation</a> and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   239
charter.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   240
<p>Member participation in an Interest Group ceases under the same conditions
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   241
as for a Working Group.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   242
<h5>6.2.1.3 <a name="invited-expert-wg" id="invited-expert-wg">Invited
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   243
Expert</a> in a Working Group</h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   244
<p>The Chair <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> invite an individual with a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   245
particular expertise to participate in a Working Group. This individual
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   246
<span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> represent an organization in the group (e.g.,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   247
if acting as a liaison with another organization).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   248
<p>An individual is an Invited Expert in a Working Group if all of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   249
following conditions are satisfied:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   250
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   251
<li>the Chair has designated the individual as a group participant,</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   252
<li>the Team Contact has agreed with the Chair's choice, and</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   253
<li>the individual has provided the <a href="#inv-expert-info">information
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   254
required of an Invited Expert</a> to the Chair and Team Contact.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   255
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   256
<p>To designate an individual as an Invited Expert in a Working Group, the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   257
Chair <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> inform the Team Contact and provide
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   258
rationale for the choice. When the Chair and the Team Contact disagree about a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   259
designation, the <a href="organization.html#def-Director">Director</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   260
determines whether the individual will be invited to participate in the Working
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   261
Group.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   262
<p><a name="inv-expert-info" id="inv-expert-info">To be able to participate in
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   263
a Working Group as an Invited Expert</a>, an individual <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   264
"rfc2119">MUST</span> do all of the following:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   265
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   266
<li>identify the organization, if any, the individual represents as a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   267
participant in this group,</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   268
<li>agree to the terms of the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   269
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/collaborators-agreement">invited expert and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   270
collaborators agreement</a> [<a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   271
"refs.html#ref-invited-expert">PUB17</a>],</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   272
<li>accept the participation terms set forth in the charter (including the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   273
participation requirements of <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   274
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-Obligations">section 3</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   275
(especially 3.4) and <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   276
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-Disclosure">section 6</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   277
(especially 6.10) of the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   278
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   279
"refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>]). Indicate a specific charter date or
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   280
version,</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   281
<li>disclose whether the individual is an employee of a W3C Member; see the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   282
<a href="policies.html#coi">conflict of interest policy</a>,</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   283
<li>provide a statement of who will provide the necessary financial support for
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   284
the individual's participation (e.g., for travel, telephone calls, and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   285
conferences), and</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   286
<li>if the individual's employer (including a self-employed individual) or the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   287
organization the individual represents is not a W3C Member, indicate whether
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   288
that organization intends to join W3C. If the organization does not intend to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   289
join W3C, indicate reasons the individual is aware of for this choice.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   290
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   291
<p>The Chair <span class="rfc2119">SHOULD NOT</span> designate as an Invited
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   292
Expert in a Working Group an individual who is an employee of a W3C Member. The
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   293
Chair <span class="rfc2119">MUST NOT</span> use Invited Expert status to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   294
circumvent participation limits imposed by the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   295
"#WGCharter">charter</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   296
<p>An Invited Expert participates in a Working Group from the moment the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   297
individual joins the group until any of the following occurs:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   298
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   299
<li>the group closes, or</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   300
<li>the Chair or Director withdraws the invitation to participate, or</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   301
<li>the individual <a href="policies.html#resignation">resigns</a>.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   302
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   303
<h5>6.2.1.4 <a name="invited-expert-ig" id="invited-expert-ig">Invited
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   304
Expert</a> in an Interest Group</h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   305
<p>When the participation requirements exceed <a href="#ig-mail-only">Interest
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   306
Group mailing list subscription</a>, the participation requirements for an
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   307
Invited Expert in an Interest Group are the same as those for an <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   308
"#invited-expert-wg">Invited Expert in a Working Group</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   309
<h5>6.2.1.5 <a name="team-rep-wg" id="team-rep-wg">Team Representative in a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   310
Working Group</a></h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   311
<p>An individual is a Team representative in a Working Group when so designated
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   312
by W3C management.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   313
<p>An Team representative participates in a Working Group from the moment the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   314
individual joins the group until any of the following occurs:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   315
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   316
<li>the group closes, or</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   317
<li>W3C management changes Team representation by sending email to the Chair,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   318
cc'ing the group mailing list.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   319
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   320
<p>The Team participates in a Working Group from the moment the Director
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   321
announces the creation of the group until the group closes.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   322
<h5>6.2.1.6 <a name="team-rep-ig" id="team-rep-ig">Team Representative in an
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   323
Interest Group</a></h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   324
<p>When the participation requirements exceed <a href="#ig-mail-only">Interest
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   325
Group mailing list subscription</a>, an individual is a Team representative in
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   326
an Interest Group when so designated by W3C management.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   327
<h5>6.2.1.7 <a name="good-standing" id="good-standing">Good Standing in a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   328
Working Group</a></h5>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   329
<p>Participation by an individual in a Working Group on an ongoing basis
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   330
implies a serious commitment to the charter, including all of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   331
following:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   332
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   333
<li>attending most meetings of the Working Group.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   334
<li>providing deliverables or drafts of deliverables in a timely fashion.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   335
<li>being familiar with the relevant documents of the Working Group, including
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   336
minutes of past meetings.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   337
<li>following discussions on relevant mailing list(s).</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   338
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   339
<p>At the first Working Group meeting that follows any <a href="#cfp">Call for
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   340
Participation</a>, all participants are in Good Standing. If a Member or
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   341
Invited Expert joins the Working Group after the end of that meeting, the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   342
Member Representative or Invited Expert does not attain Good Standing until the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   343
start of the second consecutive meeting that individual attends.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   344
<p>When the Chair and the <a href="#TeamContact">Team Contact</a> agree, the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   345
Chair <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> declare that a participant is no longer
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   346
in Good Standing (henceforth called "Bad Standing"). If there is disagreement
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   347
between the Chair and the Team Contact about standing, the Director determines
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   348
the participant's standing. The Chair <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> declare
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   349
a Team participant to be in Bad Standing, but it is clearly preferable for the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   350
Chair, Team participant, and W3C management to resolve issues internally.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   351
<p>A participant <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> be declared in Bad Standing
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   352
in any of the following circumstances:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   353
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   354
<li>the individual has missed more than one of the last three <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   355
"policies.html#distributed-meeting">distributed meetings</a>.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   356
<li>the individual has missed more than one of the last three <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   357
"policies.html#ftf-meeting">face-to-face meetings</a>.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   358
<li>the individual has not provided deliverables in a timely fashion twice in
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   359
sequence.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   360
<li>the individual has not followed the <a href="policies.html#coi">conflict of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   361
interest policy</a> by disclosing information to the rest of the group.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   362
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   363
<p>Although all participants representing an organization <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   364
"rfc2119">SHOULD</span> attend all meetings, attendance by one representative
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   365
of an organization satisfies the meeting attendance requirement for all
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   366
representatives of the organization.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   367
<p>The above criteria <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> be relaxed if the Chair
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   368
and Team Contact agree that doing so will not set back the Working Group. For
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   369
example, the attendance requirement can be relaxed for reasons of expense
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   370
(e.g., cost of travel) or scheduling (for example, an exceptional
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   371
teleconference is scheduled at 3:00 a.m. local time for the participant). It is
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   372
the responsibility of the Chair and Team Contact to apply criteria for Good
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   373
Standing consistently.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   374
<p>When a participant risks losing Good Standing, the Chair and Team Contact
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   375
are expected to discuss the matter with the participant and the participant's
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   376
Advisory Committee representative (or W3C management for the Team) before
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   377
declaring the participant in Bad Standing.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   378
<p>The Chair declares a participant in Bad Standing by informing the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   379
participant's Advisory Committee representative and the participant of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   380
decision. If the Advisory Committee representative and Chair differ in opinion,
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   381
the Advisory Committee representative <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> ask the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   382
<a href="organization.html#def-Director">Director</a> to confirm or deny the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   383
decision. <a href="#invited-expert-wg">Invited Experts</a> declared in Bad
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   384
Standing <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> appeal to the Director.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   385
<p>The Chair and Team Contact restore Good Standing and <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   386
"rfc2119">SHOULD</span> do so when the individual in Bad Standing satisfies the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   387
above criteria. The Chair <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> inform the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   388
individual's Advisory Committee representative of any change in standing.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   389
<p>When a Member representative permanently replaces another (i.e., is not
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   390
simply a temporary <a href="#mtg-substitute">substitute</a>), the new
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   391
participant inherits the standing of the departing participant.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   392
<p>Changes in an individual's standing in a Working Group have no effect on the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   393
obligations associated with Working Group participation that are described in
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   394
the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   395
[<a href="refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>].</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   396
<p><strong>Note:</strong> In general, the time commitment for participating in
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   397
an Interest Group is less than that for a Working Group; see the section on
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   398
<a href="#ig-charter-participation">participation provisions in an Interest
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   399
Group charter</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   400
<h4>6.2.2 <a name="WGCharterDevelopment" id="WGCharterDevelopment">Working
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   401
Group and Interest Group Charter Development</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   402
<p>The Team <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> notify the Advisory Committee
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   403
when a charter for a new Working Group or Interest Group is in development. The
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   404
suggestions for building support around an <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   405
"activities.html#ActivityDevelopment">Activity Proposal</a> apply to charters
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   406
as well.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   407
<p>W3C <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> begin work on a Working Group or
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   408
Interest Group charter at any time. A Working Group or Interest Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   409
<span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> be part of an approved <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   410
"activities.html#def-Activity">Activity</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   411
<h4>6.2.3 <a name="CharterReview" id="CharterReview">Advisory Committee
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   412
Review</a> of a Working Group or Interest Group Charter</h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   413
<p>The Director <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> solicit <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   414
"acreview.html#ReviewAppeal">Advisory Committee review</a> of every new or
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   415
substantively modified Working Group or Interest Group charter. The Director is
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   416
<span class="rfc2119">NOT REQUIRED</span> to solicit Advisory Committee review
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   417
prior to a charter extension or for minor changes.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   418
<p>The Director's Call for Review of a substantively modified charter
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   419
<span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> highlight important changes (e.g., regarding
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   420
deliverables or resource allocation) and include rationale for the changes.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   421
<h4>6.2.4 <a name="cfp" id="cfp">Call for Participation in a Working Group or
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   422
Interest Group</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   423
<p>After Advisory Committee review of a Working Group or Interest Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   424
charter, the Director <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> issue a Call for
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   425
Participation to the Advisory Committee. For a new group, this announcement
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   426
officially creates the group. The announcement <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   427
"rfc2119">MUST</span> include a reference to the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   428
"#WGCharter">charter</a>, the name(s) of the group's <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   429
"#GeneralChairs">Chair(s)</a>, and the name of the <a href="#TeamContact">Team
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   430
Contact</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   431
<p>After a Call for Participation, any <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   432
"policies.html#member-rep">Member representatives</a> and <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   433
"#invited-expert-wg">Invited Experts</a> <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> be
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   434
designated (or re-designated).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   435
<p>Advisory Committee representatives <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   436
"acreview.html#ACAppeal">appeal</a> creation or substantive modification of a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   437
Working Group or Interest Group charter.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   438
<h4>6.2.5 <a name="charter-extension" id="charter-extension">Working Group and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   439
Interest Group Charter Extension</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   440
<p>To extend a Working Group or Interest Group charter with no other
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   441
substantive modifications, the Director announces the extension to the Advisory
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   442
Committee. The announcement <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> indicate the new
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   443
duration, which <span class="rfc2119">MUST NOT</span> exceed the duration of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   444
the Activity to which the group belongs. The announcement <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   445
"rfc2119">MUST</span> also include rationale for the extension, a reference to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   446
the <a href="#WGCharter">charter</a>, the name(s) of the group's <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   447
"#GeneralChairs">Chair(s)</a>, the name of the <a href="#TeamContact">Team
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   448
Contact</a>, and instructions for joining the group.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   449
<p>After a charter extension, Advisory Committee representatives and the Chair
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   450
are <span class="rfc2119">NOT REQUIRED</span> to re-designate <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   451
"policies.html#member-rep">Member representatives</a> and <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   452
"#invited-expert-wg">Invited Experts</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   453
<p>Advisory Committee representatives <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   454
"acreview.html#ACAppeal">appeal</a> the extension of a Working Group or
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   455
Interest Group charter.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   456
<h4>6.2.6 <a name="WGCharter" id="WGCharter">Working Group and Interest Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   457
Charters</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   458
<p>A Working Group or Interest Group charter <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   459
include all of the following information.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   460
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   461
<li>The group's mission (e.g., develop a technology or process, review the work
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   462
of other groups);</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   463
<li>The scope of the group's work and criteria for success;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   464
<li>The duration of the group (typically from six months to two years);</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   465
<li>The nature of any deliverables (technical reports, reviews of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   466
deliverables of other groups, or software), expected milestones, and the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   467
process for the group participants to approve the release of these deliverables
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   468
(including public intermediate results). A charter is <span class="rfc2119">NOT
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   469
REQUIRED</span> to include the schedule for a review of another group's
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   470
deliverables;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   471
<li>Any dependencies by groups within or outside of W3C on the deliverables of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   472
this group. For any dependencies, the charter <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   473
specify the mechanisms for communication about the deliverables;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   474
<li>Any dependencies of this group on other groups within or outside of W3C.
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   475
For example, one group's charter might specify that another group is expected
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   476
to review a technical report before it can become a Recommendation. For any
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   477
dependencies, the charter <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> specify when
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   478
required deliverables are expected from the other groups. The charter
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   479
<span class="rfc2119">SHOULD</span> set expectations about how coordination
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   480
with those groups will take place; see the section on <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   481
"liaisons.html#Liaisons">liaisons with other organizations</a>. Finally, the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   482
charter <span class="rfc2119">SHOULD</span> specify expected conformance to the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   483
deliverables of the other groups;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   484
<li>The <a href="comm.html#confidentiality-levels">level of confidentiality</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   485
of the group's proceedings and deliverables;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   486
<li>Meeting mechanisms and expected frequency;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   487
<li>Communication mechanisms to be employed within the group, between the group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   488
and the rest of W3C, and with the general public;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   489
<li>An estimate of the expected time commitment from participants;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   490
<li>The expected time commitment and level of involvement by the Team (e.g., to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   491
track developments, write and edit technical reports, develop code, or organize
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   492
pilot experiments).</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   493
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   494
<p>See also the charter requirements of <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   495
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-Licensing">section 2</a> and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   496
<a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy#sec-Obligations">section
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   497
3</a> of the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   498
Policy</a> [<a href="refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>].</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   499
<p id="ig-charter-participation">An Interest Group charter <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   500
"rfc2119">MAY</span> include provisions regarding participation, including
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   501
specifying that the <a name="ig-mail-only" id="ig-mail-only">only requirement
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   502
for participation (by anyone) in the Interest Group</a> is subscription to the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   503
Interest Group mailing list. This type of Interest Group <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   504
"rfc2119">MAY</span> have <a href="#public-participant-ig">public
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   505
participants</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   506
<p>A charter <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> include additional voting
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   507
procedures, but those procedures <span class="rfc2119">MUST NOT</span> conflict
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   508
with the <a href="policies.html#Votes">voting requirements</a> of the Process
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   509
Document.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   510
<p>A charter <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> include provisions other than
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   511
those required by this document. The charter <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   512
"rfc2119">SHOULD</span> highlight whether additional provisions impose
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   513
constraints beyond those of the W3C Process Document (e.g., limits on the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   514
number of individuals in a Working Group who represent the same Member
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   515
organization or group of <a href="organization.html#MemberRelated">related
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   516
Members</a>).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   517
<h4>6.2.7 <a name="three-month-rule" id="three-month-rule">Working Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   518
"Heartbeat" Requirement</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   519
<p>It is important that a Working Group keep the Membership and public informed
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   520
of its activity and progress. To this end, each Working Group <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   521
"rfc2119">SHOULD</span> publish in the <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/">W3C
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   522
technical reports index</a> a new draft of <em>each active technical
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   523
report</em> at least once every three months. An active technical report is a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   524
Working Draft, Candidate Recommendation, Proposed Recommendation, or Proposed
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   525
Edited Recommendation. Each Working Group <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   526
publish a new draft of <em>at least one of its active technical reports</em> on
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   527
the <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/">W3C technical reports index</a> [<a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   528
"refs.html#ref-doc-list">PUB11</a>] at least once every three months.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   529
<p>Public progress reports are also important when a Working Group does not
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   530
update a technical report within three months (for example, when the delay is
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   531
due to a challenging technical issue) or when a Working Group has no active
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   532
technical reports (for example, because it is developing a test suite).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   533
<p>In exceptional cases, the Chair <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> ask the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   534
Director to be excused from this publication requirement. However, in this
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   535
case, the Working Group <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> issue a public status
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   536
report with rationale why a new draft has not been published.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   537
<p>There are several reasons for this Working Group "heartbeat"
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   538
requirement:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   539
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   540
<li>To promote public accountability;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   541
<li>To encourage Working Groups to keep moving forward, and to incorporate
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   542
their decisions into readable public documents. People cannot be expected to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   543
read several months of a group's mailing list archive to understand where the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   544
group stands;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   545
<li>To notify interested parties of updated work in familiar a place such as
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   546
the W3C home page and index of technical reports.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   547
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   548
<p>As an example, suppose a Working Group has one technical report as a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   549
deliverable, which it publishes as a Proposed Recommendation. Per the heartbeat
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   550
requirement, the Working Group is required to publish a new draft of the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   551
Proposed Recommendation at least once every three months, even if it is only to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   552
revise the status of the Proposed Recommendation document (e.g., to provide an
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   553
update on the status of the decision to advance). The heartbeat requirement
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   554
stops when the document becomes a Recommendation (or a Working Group Note).</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   555
<h4>6.2.8 <a name="GeneralTermination" id="GeneralTermination">Working Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   556
and Interest Group Closure</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   557
<p>A Working Group or Interest Group charter specifies a duration for the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   558
group. The Director, subject to <a href="acreview.html#ACAppeal">appeal</a> by
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   559
Advisory Committee representatives, <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> close a
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   560
group prior to the date specified in the charter in any of the following
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   561
circumstances:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   562
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   563
<li>There are insufficient resources to produce chartered deliverables or to
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   564
maintain the group, according to priorities established within W3C.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   565
<li>The group produces chartered deliverables ahead of schedule.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   566
<li>The Activity to which the group belongs terminates.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   567
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   568
<p>The Director closes a Working Group or Interest Group by announcement to the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   569
Advisory Committee.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   570
<p>Closing a Working Group has implications with respect to the <a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   571
"http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   572
"refs.html#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>].</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   573
<h3>6.3 <a name="GroupsCG" id="GroupsCG">Coordination Groups</a></h3>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   574
<p>W3C Activities interact in many ways. There are dependencies between groups
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   575
within the same Activity or in different Activities. There are also
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   576
dependencies between W3C Activities and the activities of other organizations.
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   577
Examples of dependencies include the use by one technology of another being
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   578
developed elsewhere, scheduling constraints between groups, and the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   579
synchronization of publicity for the announcement of deliverables. Coordination
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   580
Groups are created to manage dependencies so that issues are resolved fairly
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   581
and the solutions are consistent with W3C's mission and results.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   582
<p>Where a Coordination Group's scope covers two groups with unresolved
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   583
disputes or tensions, it is the first locus of resolution of these
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   584
disputes.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   585
<h4>6.3.1 <a name="CGParticipation" id="CGParticipation">Coordination Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   586
Participation Requirements</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   587
<p>There are four types <a name="cgparticipant" id="cgparticipant">participants
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   588
in a Coordination Group</a>: the <a href="#GeneralChairs">Chair</a>, the Chair
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   589
of each coordinated group (to promote effective communication among the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   590
groups), Invited Experts (e.g., liaisons to groups inside or outside W3C), and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   591
Team representatives (including the <a href="#TeamContact">Team Contact</a>).
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   592
The requirements for Invited Expert participation are the same as for an
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   593
<a href="#invited-expert-wg">Invited Expert in a Working Group</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   594
<p>Coordination Group participants <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> follow the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   595
<a href="policies.html#coi">conflict of interest policy</a> by disclosing
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   596
information to the rest of the group.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   597
<p>There are no Good Standing requirements for Coordination Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   598
participation; regular participation in a relevant Coordination Group is one of
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   599
the <a href="/Guide/chair-roles">roles of a group Chair [MEM14]</a>.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   600
<h4>6.3.2 <a name="CGCreation" id="CGCreation">Coordination Group Creation and
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   601
Closure</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   602
<p>The Director creates or modifies a Coordination Group by sending the
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   603
<a href="#CGCharter">Coordination Group charter</a> to the Advisory Committee.
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   604
A Coordination Group <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> be created as part of an
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   605
<a href="activities.html#ActivityProposal">Activity Proposal</a> (for example
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   606
to coordinate other groups in the Activity or to draw up charters of future
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   607
groups), or during the life of an Activity when dependencies arise. A
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   608
Coordination Group <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> operate as part of several
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   609
W3C Activities.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   610
<p>A Coordination Group <span class="rfc2119">SHOULD</span> close when there is
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   611
no longer a perceived need for coordination.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   612
<h4>6.3.3 <a name="CGCharter" id="CGCharter">Coordination Group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   613
Charters</a></h4>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   614
<p>A Coordination Group charter <span class="rfc2119">MUST</span> include all
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   615
of the following information:</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   616
<ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   617
<li>The group's mission;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   618
<li>The scope of the group's work, including the names of coordinated groups
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   619
and contact information for those groups;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   620
<li>Any dependencies by groups within or outside of W3C on this group;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   621
<li>Any dependencies of this group on other groups within or outside of W3C;
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   622
see the section on <a href="liaisons.html#Liaisons">liaisons with other
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   623
organizations</a>.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   624
<li>The <a href="comm.html#confidentiality-levels">level of confidentiality</a>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   625
of the group's proceedings;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   626
<li>Meeting mechanisms and expected frequency;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   627
<li>Communication mechanisms to be employed within the group, between the group
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   628
and the rest of W3C, and with the general public;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   629
<li>An estimate of the expected time commitment from participants;</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   630
<li>The expected level of involvement by the Team.</li>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   631
</ul>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   632
<p>A charter <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> include additional voting
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   633
procedures, but those procedures <span class="rfc2119">MUST NOT</span> conflict
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   634
with the <a href="policies.html#Votes">voting requirements</a> of the Process
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   635
Document.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   636
<p>A charter <span class="rfc2119">MAY</span> include provisions other than
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   637
those required by this document. The charter <span class=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   638
"rfc2119">SHOULD</span> highlight whether additional provisions impose
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   639
constraints beyond those of the W3C Process Document.</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   640
<div class="noprint">
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   641
<div class="navbar"><map name="navbar-bottom" title="Navigation Bar" id=
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   642
"navbar-bottom">
97
18cca5e3bf7a Mechanical conversions to HTML5 (i.e. without adding real HTML5 semantics)
charles
parents: 96
diff changeset
   643
<hr>
96
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   644
<p>[<a accesskey="n" rel="Next" href="tr.html">next chapter</a>] &nbsp;
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   645
[<a accesskey="p" rel="Prev" href="activities.html">previous chapter</a>]
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   646
&nbsp; [<a accesskey="c" rel="Contents" href="cover.html#toc">contents</a>]</p>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   647
</map></div>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   648
</div>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   649
</body>
e2d162dfd842 Adding other chapters to prepare full version.
charles
parents:
diff changeset
   650
</html>