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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body bgcolor=white lang=EN-CA link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Hi Heather –<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>I have a couple of editorial suggestions marked below </span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:red'>in red</span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>, and one philosophical question…<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Why should the WG’s be restricted in developing Draft Recommendations that are recited in their WG Charter?   The way the first sentence reads, they can only do work that is contemplated at the time of Charter approval.  Given the various steps required to have final approval of a Recommendation, I don’t see any harm in the WG’s developing Draft Recommendations as they see fit over the WG lifetime.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Cheers,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Colin<o:p></o:p></span></p><div><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=12093891&amp;trk=tab_pro&amp;_mSplash=1"><span style='color:blue'>Colin Soutar, Ph.D.</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><a href="mailto:email@colinsoutar.com"><span style='color:blue'>email@colinsoutar.com</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>416 358 1431<o:p></o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0cm 0cm 0cm'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>From:</span></b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:windowtext'> lc-bounces@kantarainitiative.org [mailto:lc-bounces@kantarainitiative.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Heather Flanagan<br><b>Sent:</b> September-20-12 4:04 PM<br><b>To:</b> LC@kantarainitiative.org<br><b>Subject:</b> [KI-LC] Additional proposed revision to the OP<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Hi all -<br><br>A question came up recently regarding the procedures for handling a Draft Report from the WG.&nbsp; The current OP is not very clear on the subject (though it is reasonably clear on the handling of Draft Recommendations).&nbsp; While there is some additional guidance on the wiki (<a href="http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/LC/LC+Approval+of+Group+Reports">http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/LC/LC+Approval+of+Group+Reports</a>) , voted on in 2011 by the LC, that text conflicts with the OP in new and confusing ways.&nbsp; In particular, it talks about sending a Report out for an All-Member Ballot, which doesn't happen with Reports.<br><br>So, I am proposing to change the text in the OP.<br><br>Current text:<br><br><o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;margin-left:28.8pt;text-indent:-28.8pt'><b>3.9</b><b><span style='font-size:7.0pt'> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Development of WG Reports</b><br>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.  <br><br>Submission of a report to the LC requires a Simple Majority approval of the WG.<br><br><o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><br><br>Proposed text:<br><br><o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:28.8pt;text-indent:-28.8pt;mso-list:l2 level2 lfo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