Editorial tweaks, link fixes, etc, as picked up by Ralph Swick and Mark Nottingham.
authorcharles
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 01:57:31 +0200
changeset 175 9d8c6442086a
parent 174 d23617f192b2
child 176 f070f753bcea
Editorial tweaks, link fixes, etc, as picked up by Ralph Swick and Mark Nottingham.
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@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@
   </head>
   <body>
     <div class="head"><a href="https://www.w3.org/"><img alt="W3C" src="https://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home" height="48" width="72"></a>
-      <h1>W3C Draft Process Document</h1>
+      <h1>W3C Editor's Draft Process Document</h1>
       <h2 class="notoc">10 July 2016 Editor's Draft</h2>
       <dl>
         <dt>Latest Editor's version:</dt>
@@ -48,12 +48,14 @@
 
     <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
-      common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability. The W3C Process Document describes the organizational
-      structure of the W3C and the processes related to the responsibilities and functions they exercise to enable W3C to accomplish its
-      mission. This document does not describe the internal workings of the Team or W3C's public communication mechanisms.</p>
-    <p>For more information about the W3C mission and the history of W3C, please refer to <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/">About W3C</a>
-      [<a href="#ref-mission">PUB15</a>].</p>
+    <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 common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability. The W3C Process Document describes 
+      the organizational structure of the W3C and the processes related to the responsibilities and functions they exercise to
+      enable W3C to accomplish its mission. This document does not describe the internal workings of the Team or W3C's public 
+      communication mechanisms.</p>
+
+    <p>For more information about the W3C mission and the history of W3C, please refer to
+      <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/">About W3C</a> [<a href="#ref-mission">PUB15</a>].</p>
 
     <h2 class="notoc" id="status">Status of this Document</h2>
 
@@ -65,16 +67,18 @@
       Editor's draft for the proposed next version of the W3C Process Document. This document is based on the 1 September 2015
       Process.</p>
 
-    <p>This draft is offered to the Advisory Committee and the Public for information, prior to any formal AC review on whether to
-      adopt this as the new operative Process document. Further revision to the Process is expected as needed.</p>
+    <p>This draft is offered to the Advisory Committee, W3C Community and the Public for information, prior to any formal
+      AC review on whether to adopt this as the new operative Process document.
+      Further revision to the Process is expected as needed.</p>
 
-    <p>A <a href="#changes">change history</a> (compared to the current 1 September 2015 Process Document) forms part of
-      this draft.</p>
+    <p>A <a href="#changes">change history</a> nased on the 1 September 2015 Process Document is part of this draft.</p>
 
-    <p>Comment is invited on the draft. Please send comments to <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> (<a href="https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/">Mailing
-        list archive</a>, publicly available) or to [email protected] (<a href="https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/process-issues">Member-only
-        archive</a>). 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>
+    <p>Comment is invited on the draft. Please send comments to
+      <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>
+     (<a href="https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3process/">Mailing list archive</a>, publicly available) or to
+     [email protected] (<a href="https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/process-issues">Member-only archive</a>). 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="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Agreement/Member-Agreement">Membership
@@ -312,7 +316,7 @@
         <li>When there is enough interest in a topic (e.g., after a successful Workshop and/or discussion on an
           <a href="#ACCommunication">Advisory Committee mailing list</a>), the Director announces the development of a proposal for
           one or more new <a href="#WGCharterDevelopment">Interest Group or Working Group charters</a>, depending on the breadth of
-          the topic of interest. W3C Members <a href="#ActivityCreation">review</a> the proposed charters. When there is support
+          the topic of interest. W3C Members <a href="#CharterReview">review</a> the proposed charters. When there is support
           within W3C for investing resources in the topic of interest, the Director approves the group(s) and they begin their
           work.</li>
         <li>There are three types of Working Group participants: <a href="#member-rep">Member representatives</a>,
@@ -468,7 +472,7 @@
         additional email addresses, at the discretion of the Team.</p>
       <h5 id="ACMeetings">2.1.3.2 Advisory Committee Meetings</h5>
       <p>The Team organizes a <a href="#ftf-meeting">face-to-face meeting</a> for the Advisory Committee <span class="time-interval">twice
-          a year</span>. The Team appoints the Chair of these meetings (generally the <a href="#def-W3CChair">CEO</a>). At each Advisory
+          a year</span>. The Team appoints the Chair of these meetings (generally the CEO). At each Advisory
         Committee meeting, the Team <em class="rfc2119">should</em> provide an update to the Advisory Committee about:</p>
       <dl>
         <dt><em>Resources</em></dt>
@@ -506,7 +510,7 @@
         their roles described in this document.</p>
 
       <p>The <dfn id="def-Director">Director</dfn> is the lead technical architect at W3C. His responsibilities are identified
-        throughout this document in relevant places Some key ones include: assessing
+        throughout this document in relevant places. Some key ones include: assessing
         <a href="#def-Consensus" id="DirectorDecision">consensus</a> within W3C for architectural choices, publication of
         <a href="#Reports">technical reports</a>, and chartering new Groups; appointing group <a href="#GeneralChairs">Chairs</a>;
         adjudicating as "tie-breaker" for <a href="#WGAppeals">Group decision appeals</a> and deciding on the outcome of formal
@@ -547,7 +551,7 @@
         Advisory Board meetings) are available at the <a href="https://www.w3.org/2002/ab/">Advisory Board home page</a> [<a href="#ref-ab-home">PUB30</a>].</p>
       <h4 id="ABParticipation">2.3.1 Advisory Board Participation</h4>
       <p>The Advisory Board consists of nine elected participants and a Chair. The Team appoints the Chair of the <a href="#AB">Advisory
-          Board</a>, who is generally the <a href="#def-W3CChair">CEO</a>.</p>
+          Board</a>, who is generally the CEO.</p>
       <p>The remaining nine Advisory Board participants are elected by the W3C Advisory Committee following the <a href="#AB-TAG-elections">AB/TAG
           nomination and election process</a>.</p>
       <p>With the exception of the Chair, the terms of all Advisory Board participants are for <span class="time-interval">two years</span>.
@@ -568,7 +572,7 @@
 
       <p>The TAG's scope is limited to technical issues about Web architecture. The TAG <em class="rfc2119">should not</em> consider
         administrative, process, or organizational policy issues of W3C, which are generally addressed by the W3C Advisory Committee,
-        Advisory Board, and Team. Please refer to the <a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/07/19-tag">TAG charter</a> [<a href="#ref-tag-charter">PUB25</a>]
+        Advisory Board, and Team. Please refer to the <a href="https://www.w3.org/2004/10/27-tag">TAG charter</a> [<a href="#ref-tag-charter">PUB25</a>]
         for more information about the background and scope of the TAG, and the expected qualifications of TAG participants.</p>
       <p>The Team <em class="rfc2119">must</em> make available two mailing lists for the TAG:</p>
       <ul>
@@ -585,7 +589,7 @@
         Committee and other group Chairs. The TAG <em class="rfc2119">should</em> also report on its activities at each <a href="#ACMeetings">Advisory
           Committee meeting</a>.</p>
       <p>When the TAG votes to resolve an issue, each TAG participant (whether appointed, elected, or the Chair) has one vote; see also the
-        section on <a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/07/19-tag#Voting">voting in the TAG charter</a> [<a href="#ref-tag-charter">PUB25</a>]
+        section on <a href="https://www.w3.org/2004/10/27-tag#Voting">voting in the TAG charter</a> [<a href="#ref-tag-charter">PUB25</a>]
         and the general section on <a href="#Votes">votes</a> in this Process Document.</p>
       <p>Details about the TAG (e.g., the list of TAG participants, mailing list information, and summaries of TAG meetings) are available
         at the <a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/tag/">TAG home page</a> [<a href="#ref-tag-home">PUB26</a>].</p>
@@ -1179,7 +1183,7 @@
 
         <h4>5.2.3 <dfn id="CharterReview">Advisory Committee Review of a Working Group or Interest Group Charter</dfn></h4>
 
-        <p>The Director <em class="rfc2119">must</em> solicit <a href="#ReviewAppeal">Advisory Committee review</a> of every new or
+        <p>The Director <em class="rfc2119">must</em> solicit <a href="#ACReview">Advisory Committee review</a> of every new or
           substantively modified Working Group or Interest Group charter. The Director is <em class="rfc2119">not required</em>
           to solicit Advisory Committee review prior to a charter extension or for minor changes. The review period
           <em class="rfc2119">must</em> be at least four weeks.</p>
@@ -1446,7 +1450,7 @@
         any way by W3C.</p>
       <h3 id="requirements-and-definitions">6.2 General requirements and definitions</h3>
       <p>Please note that <dfn>publishing</dfn> as used in this document refers to producing a version which is listed as a W3C Technical
-        Report on its <a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/">Technical Reports page https://www.w3.org/TR</a> [<a href="#rdf-doc-list">PUB11</a>].</p>
+        Report on its <a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/">Technical Reports page https://www.w3.org/TR</a> [<a href="#ref-doc-list">PUB11</a>].</p>
       <h4 id="general-requirements">6.2.1 General requirements for Technical Reports</h4>
       <p>Every document published as part of the technical report development process <em class="rfc2119 old">must</em> be a public
         document. The <a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/">index of W3C technical reports</a> [<a href="#ref-doc-list">PUB11</a>] is available
@@ -1468,7 +1472,7 @@
         subsequent drafts of the technical report. An editor <em class="rfc2119">must</em> be a participant, as a Member representative,
         Team representative, or Invited Expert in the Group responsible for the document(s) they are editing. </p>
       <p>The Team is <em class="rfc2119">not required</em> to publish a Technical Report that does not conform to the Team's <a href="https://www.w3.org/Guide/pubrules">Publication
-          Rules</a> [<a href="#rdf-pubrules">PUB31</a>](e.g., for <span id="DocumentName">naming</span>, status information, style, and <span
+          Rules</a> [<a href="#ref-pubrules">PUB31</a>](e.g., for <span id="DocumentName">naming</span>, status information, style, and <span
           id="document-copyright">copyright requirements</span>). These rules are subject to change by the Team from time to time. The Team
         <em class="rfc2119">must</em> inform group Chairs and the Advisory Committee of any changes to these rules.</p>
       <p>The primary language for W3C Technical Reports is English. W3C encourages the translation of its Technical Reports. <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Translation/">Information
@@ -1516,7 +1520,7 @@
         approving transitions, the Director will consider who has been explicitly offered a reasonable opportunity to review the document,
         who has provided comments, the record of requests to and responses from reviewers, especially <a href="https://www.w3.org/Guide/Charter.html#horizontal-review">W3C
           Horizontal Groups</a> and groups identified as dependencies in the charter or identified as <a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/11/StdLiaison.html">liaisons</a>
-        [<a href="#rdf-liaison-list">PUB29</a>], and seek evidence of clear communication to the general public about appropriate times and
+        [<a href="#ref-liaison-list">PUB29</a>], and seek evidence of clear communication to the general public about appropriate times and
         which content to review and whether such reviews actually occurred. </p>
       <p>For example, inviting review of new or significantly revised sections published in Working Drafts, and tracking those comments and
         the Working Group's responses, is generally a good practice which would often be considered positive evidence of wide review.
@@ -1571,7 +1575,7 @@
         <dd>Changes that add a new functionality, element, etc.</dd>
       </dl>
       <h3 id="working-draft">6.3 Working Draft</h3>
-      <p>A Public Working Draft is published on the <a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/">W3C's Technical Reports page</a> [<a href="#rdf-doc-list">PUB11</a>]
+      <p>A Public Working Draft is published on the <a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/">W3C's Technical Reports page</a> [<a href="#ref-doc-list">PUB11</a>]
         for review, and for simple historical reference. For all Public Working Drafts a Working Group</p>
       <ul>
         <li> <em class="rfc2119">should</em> document outstanding issues, and parts of the document on which the Working Group does not
@@ -2220,46 +2224,46 @@
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Member/List">The list of current W3C Members</a></cite></dd>
         <dt id="ref-activity-list">[PUB9]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/activities">The list of W3C Activities</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-submission-list">[PUB10]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-submission-list">[PUB10]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Submission/">The list of acknowledged Member Submissions</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-doc-list">[PUB11]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-doc-list">[PUB11]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/">The W3C technical reports index</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-submission-overview">[PUB13]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-submission-overview">[PUB13]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Submission/1996/Template/">Submission request overview</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-people">[PUB14]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-people">[PUB14]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/People/">The W3C Team</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-mission">[PUB15]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-mission">[PUB15]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/">About the World Wide Web Consortium</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-team-submission-list">[PUB16]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-team-submission-list">[PUB16]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/TeamSubmission/">The list of published Team Submissions</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-invited-expert">[PUB17]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-invited-expert">[PUB17]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/collaborators-agreement">Invited expert and collaborators agreement</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-doc-license">[PUB18]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-doc-license">[PUB18]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-documents">W3C Document License</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-software-license">[PUB19]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-software-license">[PUB19]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-software">W3C Software Notice and License</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-translations">[PUB20]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-translations">[PUB20]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Translation/">Translations of W3C technical reports</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-pub-mailing-lists">[PUB21]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-pub-mailing-lists">[PUB21]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Mail/">Public W3C mailing lists</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-coi">[PUB23]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-coi">[PUB23]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2000/09/06-conflictpolicy">Conflict of Interest Policy for W3C Team Members Engaged in Outside
               Professional Activities</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-tag-charter">[PUB25]</dt>
-        <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/07/19-tag">Technical Architecture Group (TAG) Charter</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-tag-home">[PUB26]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-tag-charter">[PUB25]</dt>
+        <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2004/10/27-tag">Technical Architecture Group (TAG) Charter</a></cite></dd>
+        <dt id="ref-tag-home">[PUB26]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/tag/">The TAG home page</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-rec-tips">[PUB27]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-rec-tips">[PUB27]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2002/05/rec-tips">Tips for Getting to Recommendation Faster</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-liaison-list">[PUB28]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-liaison-list">[PUB28]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2001/11/StdLiaison">W3C liaisons with other organizations</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-ab-home">[PUB30]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-ab-home">[PUB30]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2002/ab/">The Advisory Board home page</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-pubrules">[PUB31]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-pubrules">[PUB31]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Guide/pubrules">Publication Rules</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-fellows">[PUB32]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-fellows">[PUB32]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Recruitment/Fellows">W3C Fellows Program</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-patentpolicy">[PUB33]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-patentpolicy">[PUB33]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/">5 Feb 2004 version of the W3C Patent Policy</a></cite>. The
           <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/">latest version of the W3C Patent Policy</a> is available at
           https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/.</dd>
@@ -2269,32 +2273,32 @@
       <h3>12.2 <a id="member-refs">Member-only Resources</a></h3>
       <p>The following <a href="#Member-only">Member-only</a> information is available at the <a href="https://www.w3.org/">W3C Web site</a>.</p>
       <dl>
-        <dt id="rdf-current-ac">[MEM1]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-current-ac">[MEM1]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Member/ACList">Current Advisory Committee representatives</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-mailing-lists">[MEM2]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-mailing-lists">[MEM2]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Member/Mail/">Group mailing lists</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-calendar">[MEM3]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-calendar">[MEM3]</dt>
         <dd>The <cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Member/Eventscal">calendar of all scheduled official W3C events</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-new-member">[MEM4]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-new-member">[MEM4]</dt>
         <dd>The <cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Member/Intro">New Member Orientation</a></cite>, which includes an introduction to W3C
           processes from a practical standpoint, including relevant email addresses.</dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-ac-meetings">[MEM5]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-ac-meetings">[MEM5]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Member/Meeting/">Advisory Committee meetings</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-member-web">[MEM6]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-member-web">[MEM6]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Member/">Member Web site</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-member-sub">[MEM8]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-member-sub">[MEM8]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2000/09/submission">How to send a Submission request</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-guide">[MEM9]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-guide">[MEM9]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/Guide/">The Art of Consensus</a></cite>, a guidebook for W3C Working Group Chairs and other
           collaborators</dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-discipline-gl">[MEM14]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-discipline-gl">[MEM14]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2002/09/discipline">Guidelines for Disciplinary Action</a></cite></dd>
-        <dt id="rdf-election-howto">[MEM15]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-election-howto">[MEM15]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="https://www.w3.org/2002/10/election-howto">How to Organize an Advisory Board or TAG election</a></cite></dd>
       </dl>
       <h3 id="other-refs">12.3 Other References</h3>
       <dl>
-        <dt id="rdf-RFC2119">[RFC2119]</dt>
+        <dt id="ref-RFC2119">[RFC2119]</dt>
         <dd><cite><a href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt">"Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels"</a></cite>, S.
           Bradner, March 1997.</dd>
         <dt id="ref-RFC2777">[RFC2777]</dt>