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Re: XQuery - Why is the Charter secret?

On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 11:54:54AM -0500, Jonathan Robie wrote:
> Andrew Watts wrote:
>  > Does anyone know why the Charter of the XQuery Working Group
>  > is withheld from  the public when other W3C Working Group
>  > Charters are available to the public?
> I think it is pretty much up to the Working Group whether to make their 
> charter public. Sometimes charters contain information, such as the 
> schedule and projected completion dates, that may need to be modified based 
> on experience. It is a lot harder to change those dates if the general 
> public is relying on them.

True, but this is a weak argument really.  After all the deliverables
will be public so it seems odd that the charter isn't.  The dates could
always be excised if they're an issue.

-- Edd