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Subject: Re: [chairs] What can Standards Development / TC Administration doto help?
Martin ... that's a great idea! All the best, Ashok Martin Chapman wrote: > How about having a service whereby TCs can request the allocation of a namespace, rather than making one up and falling foul of the hard to interpret guidelines. This could also be accompanied with a partially filled out rddl document that points to the right places. > > Martin. > > >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Mary McRae [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] >> Sent: 21 April 2010 20:27 >> To: email@example.com >> Subject: [chairs] What can Standards Development / TC Administration do to help? >> >> Hi everyone, >> >> If you've submitted a specification for public review or CS ballot recently, you've probably met >> Kim. I'm thrilled to have her on board and hopefully we're now in good shape to get your documents >> turned around quickly once again. >> >> That said, I have at least a dozen ideas of services we can once again offer, or new services, to >> make your lives a bit easier, but I thought I would ask you for your ideas rather than deciding for >> you. There are some caveats of course: >> >> a. Neither Kim nor I have the power or the skillset to change anything about the way Kavi works. >> b. We're not talking about changes to the TC Process. >> >> So, for instance: >> >> - Would you find a template for recording meeting minutes helpful? If yes, in what flavors? >> >> - Would you like us to take over creation of spec covers? (as in you'll use a temporary cover which >> would become part of the template, you would provide us with whatever information necessary, and we >> would create the cover pages with all the appropriate links and make sure they work before uploading >> to docs.oasis-open.org?) >> >> - Would you like us to review your specifications prior to TC ballots so you don't need to go back and >> fix stuff afterwards? >> >> - Would you like us to call in to TC meetings periodically just to hear our voices and answer any >> questions you might have? >> >> - Would you like more training materials? If yes, is there a particular topic you'd like to see >> covered? >> >> Remember these are just some of *my* ideas; I want to hear *your* ideas. I need to know what your TOP >> request is; you can have more than one, but please list in order of priority. While you're free to >> discuss on this list, please send your actual list to me so I can track them. >> >> Thanks! >> >> Mary >> >> Mary P McRae >> Director, Standards Development >> Technical Committee Administrator >> OASIS: Advancing open standards for the information society >> email: firstname.lastname@example.org >> web: www.oasis-open.org >> twitter: @fiberartisan #oasisopen >> phone: 1.603.232.9090 >> >> Standards are like parachutes: they work best when they're open. >> >> >> >>