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Re: XQuery - Why is the Charter secret?
- From: Edd Dumbill <email@example.com>
- To: Jonathan Robie <Jonathan.Robie@softwareag-usa.com>
- Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 17:09:21 +0000
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.