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Subject: Re: [dita] rubric for SC brainstorming

  I think the final sentence "Such guidance is exclusively in the 
purview of the DITA Technical Committee" should be dropped - because it 
is not true as it stands, and not necessary.


Doug Morrison
Information Architect

On 13/10/2010 15:33, Bruce Nevin (bnevin) wrote:
> In yesterday's call, we talked about subcommittees needing some kind of
> cover for creative discussion and brainstorming so that outside readers
> of the discussion won't take it as guidance from the TC. The relevant
> bit from the minutes (as amended to include Seth's name):
>> Seth Park: For DITA and composite environments, we came up with
>> a feature request that was technically not implementable.
>> Is there a `code word' under which to talk in papers and
>> not shut down creativity.
>> MB: A standard disclaimer would be wonderful.
>> Don, MP: Let's pursue that on the alias.
> I imagine two aspects of a disclaimer, its content and its location.
> For example, on the title page or in a footnote on the title or in a
> note paragraph placed prominently on the first page (to be decided), a
> subcommittee document might say something like:
> This paper reflects exploratory work by a subcommittee of the DITA
> Technical Committee. It is not a reliable guide as to the future
> direction of DITA, and should not be taken as guidance for implementing
> or using DITA. Such guidance is exclusively in the purview of the DITA
> Technical Committee.
> Let the discussion begin!
> 	/B
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