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-      <h1>Proposed World Wide Web Consortium Process Document</h1>
-      <h2 class="notoc">Proposed Process 28 April 2015</h2>
+      <h1>World Wide Web Consortium Process Document Editor's Draft</h1>
+      <h2 class="notoc">1 September 2015</h2>
       <dl>
         <dt>This version - permanent URI:</dt>
-        <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/2015/04/Process-20150428/">http://www.w3.org/2015/04/Process-20150428/</a></dd>
+        <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/2015/Process-20150901/">http://www.w3.org/2015/Process-20150901/</a></dd>
         <dt>Latest Editor's version:</dt>
         <dd><a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/default/cover.html">https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/default/cover.html</a></dd>
         <dt>Latest operative version:</dt>
-        <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/">http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/</a> (<a href="diff-20140801">diffs</a>)</dd>
-        <dt>Previous version:</dt>
-	<dd><a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/68f2be460152/cover.html"
-	       >3 March 2015</a></dd>
+        <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/">http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/</a></dd>
+        <dt>Previous operative version:</dt>
+	<dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/"
+	       >1 August 2014 Process</a></dd>
         <dt>Editor:</dt>
         <dd>Charles McCathie Nevile, <a style="color:black" href="http://yandex.com"><span style="color: red;">Y</span>andex</a>—<a style="color:black"
             href="http://yandex.ru"><span style="color: red;">Я</span>ндекс</a></dd>
@@ -42,8 +42,7 @@
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       <hr></div>
     <h2 class="notoc"><a id="abstract">Abstract</a></h2>
     <p>The mission of the World Wide Web Consortium (<abbr>W3C</abbr>) is to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing
@@ -53,43 +52,39 @@
     <p>For more information about the W3C mission and the history of W3C, please refer to <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/">About W3C</a>
       [<a href="#ref-mission">PUB15</a>].</p>
     <h2 class="notoc" id="status">Status of this Document</h2>
-    <p>W3C, including all existing chartered groups, follows the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/">most recent operative
-        Process Document</a> announced to the Membership.</p>
-
-    <p>This draft of the W3C Process Document is presented for
-    Advisory Committee Review and adoption by the W3C. This document
-    has been produced following the W3C Advisory Committee Last Call
-    review of the proposed update to the W3C Process.</p>
 
-    <p>W3C Advisory Committee Members are invited to send formal
-    review comments to the W3C Team until 28 May 2015 using the
-    <a href="https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/33280/Process201505/">Call
-    for Review form</a>. To comment, aside from Advisory Committee
-    comments, send email to
-    <a href="mailto:public-w3process@w3.org">public-w3process@w3.org</a>
-    (<a href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process">public
-    archive</a>) or to
-    <a href="mailto:process-issues@w3.org">process-issues@w3.org</a>
+    <p>This is the 1 September 2015 W3C Process Document. This
+    document was developed between the <a href="/2002/ab/">W3C
+    Advisory Board</a> and
+    the <a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/">Revising W3C
+    Process Community Group</a> and reviewed by the W3C
+    Membership.</p>
+
+    <p>W3C, including all existing chartered groups, follows
+    the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/">most recent
+    operative Process Document</a> announced to the Membership.</p>
+
+    <p>Please send comments about this document to the
+    <a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/">Revising W3C
+    Process Community Group</a>
+    (<a href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process">mailing
+    list archive</a>, publicly available) or to process-issues@w3.org
     (<a href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/process-issues">Member-only
-    archive</a>).</p>
+    list archive</a>.</p>
 
-    <p>This document has been produced by the W3C Advisory Board in
-    accordance with Section 12 of the
-    <a href="http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/#GAProcess">current
-    (2014) W3C Process</a>.  Development of this document is done in
-    the Advisory Board's Process Task Force (which anyone may join)
-    working within the
-    <a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/">Revising W3C
-    Process Community Group</a>.</p>
+    <p>The terms <em class="rfc2119">must</em>, <em class="rfc2119">must not</em>,
+      <em class="rfc2119">should</em>, <em class="rfc2119">should not</em>, <em
+        class="rfc2119">required</em>, and <em class="rfc2119">may</em> are
+      used in accordance with <a href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt">RFC
+        2119</a> [<a href="#ref-RFC2119">RFC2119</a>]. The term <dfn><em class="rfc2119">not
+          required</em></dfn> is equivalent to the term <em class="rfc2119">may</em>
+      as defined in RFC 2119.</p>
+    <p>Some terms have been capitalized in this document (and in other W3C
+      materials) to indicate that they are entities with special relevance to
+      the W3C Process. These terms are defined herein, and readers should be
+      aware that the ordinary (English) definitions are incomplete for purposes
+      of understanding this document.</p>
 
-    <p>This document is based on the 3 March review draft which was proposed to the Advisory Committee as a "last call" for an update to the
-     <a href="http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/">1 August 2014 Process</a>.</p>
-    <p>Sections have been renumbered, with the most notable change from the current Operative version being that section numbers 5 and above
-      in this draft correspond to section numbers higher by 1 in the August 2014 Process.</p>
-    <p>In <em>this draft</em> <a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/152">ISSUE-152</a> has been resolved, by
-      allowing a Working Group to propose editorial corrections directly as a Proposed Recommendation. A <a href="#changes">change history</a>
-      (compared to the 2014 Process Document) forms part of this draft. A <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/">Public Issue Tracker</a> and <a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/">detailed
-        changelogs</a> are available online.</p>
     <h2 class="notoc" id="pp">Relation of Process Document to Patent Policy</h2>
     <p>W3C Members' attention is called to the fact that provisions of the Process Document are binding on Members per the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Agreement/Member-Agreement">Membership
         Agreement</a> [<a href="#ref-member-agreement">PUB6</a>]. The Patent Policy <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C
@@ -99,14 +94,7 @@
       restate those requirements but includes references to them. The Process Document and Patent Policy have been designed so that they may
       evolve independently.</p>
     <p>In the Process Document, the term "participant" refers to an individual, not an organization.</p>
-    <h2 class=".notoc">Conformance and specialized terms</h2>
-    <p>The terms <em class="rfc2119">must</em>, <em class="rfc2119">must not</em>, <em class="rfc2119">should</em>, <em class="rfc2119">should
-        not</em>, <em class="rfc2119">required</em>, and <em class="rfc2119">may</em> are used in accordance with <a href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt">RFC
-        2119</a> [<a href="#ref-RFC2119">RFC2119</a>]. The term <dfn><em class="rfc2119">not required</em></dfn> is equivalent to the term
-      <em class="rfc2119">may</em> as defined in RFC 2119.&nbsp;</p>
-    <p>Some terms have been capitalized in this document (and in other W3C materials) to indicate that they are entities with special
-      relevance to the W3C Process. These terms are defined herein, and readers should be aware that the ordinary (English) definitions are
-      incomplete for purposes of understanding this document.</p>
+
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       <h2 class="notoc" id="toc">Table of Contents</h2>
       <div class="noprint">
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         (SAP AG), David Singer (Apple), David Singer (IBM), Ralph Swick (W3C), Anne van Kesteren, Jean-Charles Verdié (MStar), Chris Wilson
         (Google), Lauren Wood (unaffiliated), and Steve Zilles (Adobe Systems).</p>
       <h2 id="changes">14 Changes</h2>
-      <p>This document is based on 1 August 2014 Process. <a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/">Detailed change logs</a> are available.</p>
-      <p>The notable changes include:</p>
-      <h3>Current draft</h3>
+      <p>This version of the process removes
+	<a id="ActivityProposal"></a>Activities and <a id="CGCreation"></a>
+	<a id="GroupsCG"></a><a id="CGParticipation"></a>
+	<a id="cgparticipant"></a><a id="CGCharter"></a>Coordination
+        Groups, removes <a id="good-standing"></a>Good Standing, and
+        incorporates editorial cleanups primarily to
+	<a href="#ReviewAppeal">Chapter 7</a>.
+        <a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/">Detailed change logs</a>
+        are available.</p>
+
+      <p>Other notable changes from the <a href="http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/">1 August 2014 Process Document</a> include:</p>
+
       <ul>
         <li>A working group can propose non-substantive editorial corrections directly as a Proposed Recommendation (<a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/152">ISSUE-152</a>)</li>
         <li>Sections above 5 have been renumbered (reduced by one since chapter 5 was removed)</li>
         <li>More explicit mention of W3C Horizontal Groups has been made in regards to wide review and dependencies</li>
-        <li>Various minimal editorial cleanups</li>
-      </ul>
-      <h3>3 March "AC last call" draft</h3>
-      <ul>
+
         <li>The default channel for <a href="#ACReview">AC review</a> has been removed in favor of a requirement for each review to specify
           a default (<a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/154">ISSUE-154</a>)</li>
         <li>A procedure for <a href="#resignation">resignation</a> from Working and Interest Groups has been provided (<a href="http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/151">ISSUE-151</a>)</li>
+        <li>Loosen constraints on multiple employees of a single member being on the TAG</li>
         <li>Editorial cleanups to <a href="#wide-review">7.2.3.1 Wide Review</a></li>
-        <li>Editorial Changes to <a href="#errata">7.7.1 Errata Management</a> - <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/141">ISSUE-141</a></li>
-        <li>Remove <a id="GCGCreation" name="CGCreation"></a><a id="GroupsCG" name="GroupsCG"></a> <a id="CGParticipation" name="CGParticipation"></a><a
-            id="cgparticipant" name="cgparticipant"></a> <a id="CGCharter" name="CGCharter"></a>Coordination groups - <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/129">ISSUE-129</a></li>
-        <li>Remove vestigial traces of Good Standing throughout</li>
-        <li>Loosen constraints on multiple employees of a single member being on TAG - <a href="#AB-TAG-constraints">section 2.5.1</a></li>
-        <li>Replace "W3C Chair" with "CEO" throughout</li>
-        <li>Editorial tweaks to what is requested in <a href="file:///Users/chaals/Documents/w3c/AB/cover.html#wide-review">7.2.3.1 Wide
+        <li>Editorial Changes to <a href="#errata">7.7.1 Errata Management</a> (<a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/141">ISSUE-141</a>)</li>
+        <li>Replace "<a id="def-W3CChair"></a>W3C Chair" with "CEO" throughout</li>
+        <li>Editorial tweaks to what is requested in <a href="#wide-review">7.2.3.1 Wide
             Review</a></li>
-        <li>Remove section <span id="three-month-rule">6.2.7 "Heartbeat" publishing requirement, redundant with the first requirement of <a
-              href="#revised-wd">section 7.3.2</a><br>
-          </span></li>
-      </ul>
-      <h3><a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/622235dd5cba/cover.html">30 September "AC intermediate review" draft</a></h3>
-      <p>Provided to the Advisory Committee to review the following changes made compared to the 1 August 2014 Operative Process document</p>
-      <ul>
-        <li>Remove <a id="ActivityProposal">Activities</a> from the Process (as resolved multiple times since 2007)</li>
-        <li>Remove <a id="good-standing">6.2.1.7</a> Good Standing in a Working Group</li>
+        <li>Remove section <a id="three-month-rule"></a>6.2.7 "Heartbeat" publishing requirement, redundant with the first requirement of <a
+              href="#revised-wd">section 6.3.2</a></li>
+        <li>Various minimal editorial cleanups</li>
       </ul>
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