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Subject: RE: [office] Re: Action Required: Committee Draft/Public Review voting

Hi David,

  I just wanted to make sure everyone was aware that there's still another step
- so typos, etc. could be fixed if need be.

  After the 15 day public review closes, any and all comments received must be
addressed. Once that's completed, the ballot is launched for Committee
Specification status.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: David A. Wheeler [mailto:dwheeler@dwheeler.com] 
> Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 11:49 PM
> To: Michael.Brauer@Sun.COM
> Cc: office@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: [office] Re: Action Required: Committee Draft/Public 
> Review voting
> Michael Brauer gently reminded us:
> > This is a gentle reminder for our committee draft voting. 
> Please note 
> > that the ballot closes on Monday, and that Monday is a 
> public holiday 
> > in the US.
> ...
> > > the committee draft/public review ballot is now open. 
> Details how to 
> > > vote are below. The ballot closes next Monday, 23:45 PT.
> ...
> > > Should the Open Document Format for Office Applications 
> > > (OpenDocument) 1.0 (Second Edition) Draft 29, located at 
> > > 
> http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/18351/office-spec-
> > > 1.0-draft29.sxw be approved as committee draft, and should it be 
> > > submitted for a public review?
> I've walked through each of the changes, and after evaluating 
> them, I've voted "Yes".
> Nice job, overall.  By doing a "compare documents" with the 
> earlier version it was easy to see the changes, which were 
> straightforward, and the changes made sense.
> For the final release, I think OASIS should also release an 
> ODF format version of this (though check it to make sure the 
> XML meets the spec).
> It's odd to release a document format spec, and only use an 
> older nonstandard version of the spec.  If that can't happen 
> asap, at least get the process started so it'll be released 
> soon afterwards (say, when it gets to ISO or released by ISO).
> I did find a few nits in the changes. They are trivial typos 
> where no meaning is in doubt, and thus they should NOT impede 
> the process.
> Still, if there's a way to address them in the process, or 
> collect them in an early errata, that'd be nice:
> * In 6.2.8 under "Display", in the changes, "therefor" should 
> be "therefore", and "if the the path" should be "if the path".
> * 6.5.5, the new "these attribute" should be "these attributes".
> * 14.6.2, "as attribute of..." should "as an attribute of..."
> * In appendix E, I'd note the emphasis on IRIs instead of URIs.
> But that's  obviously unecessary, it's true anyway.
> Thanks!
> --- David A. Wheeler
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