Update status - this draft is proposed by the AB
authorcharles
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:42:21 +0200
changeset 188 a1cbef71b0f1
parent 187 953b415e0f0c
child 189 996fa0564358
Update status - this draft is proposed by the AB
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@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@
   <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 Editor's Draft Process Document</h1>
-      <h2 class="notoc">2 August 2016 Editor's Draft</h2>
+      <h2 class="notoc">3 August 2016 Editor's Draft</h2>
       <dl>
         <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>
@@ -71,35 +71,25 @@
     <p>W3C, including all existing chartered groups, follows the
       <a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/">most recent operative Process Document</a> announced to the Membership.</p>
 
-    <p>This document is developed by the Advisory Board's Process Task Force (which anyone may join) working within the
-      <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/">Revising W3C Process Community Group</a>. This is the 28 July 2016
-      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 for review by the W3C Advisory Board, to determine whether to endorse it for general review by the
-      Advisory Committee, W3C Community and the Public prior to a formal Advisory Committee review on whether to adopt this as the
-      new operative Process document. If the document is accepted by the Advisory Board and the Advisory Committee,
-      Further revision to the Process is expected to occur in a new version.</p>
-
-    <p>This draft further clarifies the requirements on charters that continue work on documents that have already been
-      published as a First Public Working Draft.</p>
-
-    <p>The 31 July draft removed an informative statement about conferences, and a statement that the Advisory Committee 
-      <em class="rfc2119">may</em> appeal decisions other than those defined in this Process. It also replaced the diagrams
-      showing progression of Technical Reports with versions meant to be more accessible to a wider range of users.</p>
-
-    <p>The 28 July draft had further editorial changes to clarify "Member Consortia", voting mechanisms for elections,
-      process for marking an Obsolete Recommendation as no longer Obsolete and requirements when a charter continues work
-      on a document that has already been published as a Reference Draft or Candidate Recommendation.</p>
-
-    <p>A <a href="#changes">change history</a> based on the 1 September 2015 Process Document is provided.</p>
+    <p>This document is developed by the Advisory Board's Process Task Force working within the
+      <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/">Revising W3C Process Community Group</a> (which anyone may join).
+      This is the 3 August 2016 Editor's draft for the proposed next version of the W3C Process Document. This document is based on
+      the <a href="http://www.w3.org/2015/Process-20150901/">1 September 2015 Process Document</a>, which is the currently
+      operative W3C Process.</p>
+
+    <p>This draft is proposed by the W3C Advisory Board, for general review by the Advisory Committee, W3C Community and the Public
+      prior to a formal Advisory Committee review on whether to adopt this as the
+      new operative Process document.</p>
+
+    <p>Further revision is expected to take place in a new version of the Process as required.</p>
+
+    <p>A <a href="#changes">history of changes</a> since the 1 September 2015 Process Document is provided. A log of <a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/">all changes in diff format</a> is available, as is an <a href="http://clck.ru/A3XKF">"HTML diff-marked" comparison</a> to the 1 September document</a>.</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>
+     <a href="https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/">Public Issue Tracker</a> is 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
@@ -2933,7 +2923,7 @@
 
       <p>The notable changes include:</p>
 
-      <h3>Current draft</h3>
+      <h3>Between the current draft and the <a href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/64c6d6a5b1c0/cover.html">31 July 2016 Draft</a>:</h3>
 
       <ul>
         <li>Clearer requirements for charters which continue work that has already had an Exclusion Opportunity