[KI-LC] Draft process guideline for Reports
stollman.j at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 09:16:56 EST 2011
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:55 PM, Colin Wallis <colin_wallis at hotmail.com>wrote:
> Many thanks Eve
> I think is 100%.
> From: eve at xmlgrrl.com
> Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 16:06:11 -0800
> To: LC at kantarainitiative.org
> Subject: [KI-LC] Draft process guideline for Reports
> Any comments?...
> The Kantara Operating Procedures V1.1<http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/download/attachments/2293776/KI+Operating+Procedures+_V1.1_+2009-10-10.pdf> define
> a Report as:
> “Report” shall mean any Work Group or Discussion Group output that is not a
> Technical Specification that is approved by a Majority of the Group and
> submitted to the Leadership Council. A Report is not a branded product of
> the Organization (i.e. it is not submitted for an All Member Ballot)." [Sec
> The LC has authority to impose requirements on Reports for LC approval:
> "In addition to development of the Draft Recommendation(s) authorized in
> the Work Group Charter the WG may find it appropriate to develop additional
> Reports. These Reports shall meet any requirements established by the LC.
> Submission of a report to the LC requires a Simple Majority approval of the
> WG." [Sec 3.9]
> LC approval is not required in order for a group to produce or publish a
> draft or final Report as a non-Kantara-wide output.
> Only LC-approved group Reports are given publicity through Kantara
> marketing communications channels such as its blog and Twitter feed. Thus,
> Report submission for LC approval is encouraged.
> LC approval serves two purposes: socializing the group's work among the LC
> membership (peers of the group's own leadership team), and formally
> acknowledging that the report has met the LC's requirements.
> LC approval of a Report is a prerequisite for forwarding the Report to a
> Kantara Initiative All-Member Ballot.
> Requirements for Reports to Be LC-Approved
> The requirements (as mentioned in OPs Sec 3.9) that group Reports must meet
> for LC approval are as follows:
> - The Report must follow a currently published Report Template<http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/GI/Publishing+Templates> as
> appropriate to its stage of development.
> - The Report must be duly approved by a simple majority of the voting
> participants of the group.
> - The Report meets basic document quality requirements for spelling,
> formatting, etc. The LC will work with the group to address any document
> quality issues to ensure that the Report is suitable as a target for Kantara
> PR and marketing efforts.
> Eve Maler http://www.xmlgrrl.com/blog
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