Clarify text around a nw charter that continues work on a document which has had an exclusion opportunity.
authorcharles
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:04:08 +0200
changeset 177 31805674944b
parent 176 f070f753bcea
child 178 02bd2d4c6ad0
Clarify text around a nw charter that continues work on a document which has had an exclusion opportunity.
cover.html
--- a/cover.html	Mon Jul 11 02:18:28 2016 +0200
+++ b/cover.html	Mon Jul 18 20:04:08 2016 +0200
@@ -1192,7 +1192,8 @@
           important changes (e.g., regarding deliverables or resource allocation) and include rationale for the changes.</p>
 
         <p>Transition Requests to First Public Working Draft or Candidate Recommendation will not normally be approved while a
-          Working Group's charter is undergoing or awaiting a Director's Decision on an Advisory Committee Review.</p>
+          Working Group's charter is undergoing, or awaiting a Director's Decision on, an Advisory Committee Review, until the
+          Director issues a Call for Participation for the Working Group.</p>
 
         <h4>5.2.4 <dfn id="cfp">Call for Participation in a Working Group or Interest Group</dfn></h4>
 
@@ -1200,11 +1201,12 @@
           issue a Call for Participation to the Advisory Committee. Charters <em class="rfc2119">may</em> be amended based on
           review comments before the Director issues a Call for Participation. </p>
 
-        <p>If a charter includes deliverables that continue work on documents which have previously had an
-          Exclusion Opportunity per <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#sec-Exclusion">section 4</a> of the
-          <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href="#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>],
+        <p>If a charter includes deliverables that continue work on documents for which a Reference Draft or 
+          Candidate Recommendation have previously been published (i.e there has been an
+          Exclusion Opportunity per <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#[email protected]@">section 4.1</a> of the
+          <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href="#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>]),
           the Director <em class="rfc2119">must not</em> issue a call for participation less
-          than 60 days after the beginning of Advisory Committee Review of the charter.</p>
+          than 60 days after the beginning of the Advisory Committee Review of the charter.</p>
 
         <p>For a new group, this announcement officially creates the group. The announcement <em class="rfc2119">must</em>
           include a reference to the <a href="#WGCharter">charter</a>, the name(s) of the group's
@@ -1270,7 +1272,7 @@
 
         <p>For every Recommendation Track deliverable that continues work on a Working Draft (WD) published under any other Charter
           (including a predecessor group of the same name), for which an Exclusion Opportunity per
-          <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#sec-Exclusion">section 4</a> of the
+          <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#[email protected]@">section 4.1</a> of the
           <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href="#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>]
           has occurred, the description of that deliverable in the proposed charter of the adopting Working Group
           <em class="rfc2119">must</em> provide the following information:</p>
@@ -1278,13 +1280,24 @@
         <ul>
           <li>The title, stable URL, and publication date of the Working Draft which will serve as the basis for work on the
             deliverable</li>
-          <li>The title, stable URL, and publication date of the most recent Working Draft which triggered an Exclusion Opportunity per the Patent Process</li>
+          <li>The title, stable URL, and publication date of the most recent Reference Draft or Candidate Recommendation which
+            triggered an Exclusion Opportunity per the Patent Process</li>
           <li>The stable URL of the Working Group charter under which the most recent Working Draft which triggered an Exclusion Opportunity was published.</li>
         </ul>
 
+        <p>The <dfn>Reference Draft</dfn> is the latest Working Draft published within 90 days of the 
+          <a href="">First Public Working Draft</a>, and is the draft against which exclusions are be made, as per 
+          <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#[email protected]@">section 4.1</a> of the
+          <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy">W3C Patent Policy</a> [<a href="#ref-patentpolicy">PUB33</a>].</p>
+
+        <p>The adopted Working Draft and the most recent Reference Draft or <href="@@">Candidate Recommendation</a>
+          <em class="rfc2119">must</em> each be adopted in their entirety and without any modification. The proposed charter
+          <em class="rfc2119">must</em> state that the most recent Reference Draft or <href="@@">Candidate Recommendation</a>
+          is the Reference Draft or Candidate Recommendation, respectively, of the specification in the Working Group.</p>
+
         <p>The Director <em class="rfc2119">must not</em> issue a call for participation less than 60 days after the beginning of
-          an Advisory Committee Review for a charter that continues work on a Working Draft for which an Exclusion Opportunity
-          has occurred.</p>
+          an Advisory Committee Review for a charter that continues work on a Reference Draft or Candidate for which an 
+          Exclusion Opportunity has occurred.</p>
 
         <p id="ig-charter-participation">An Interest Group charter <em class="rfc2119">may</em> include provisions regarding
           participation, including specifying that the <dfn id="ig-mail-only">only requirement for participation (by anyone) in