Re: Guidelines for authors and reviewers

Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi> Wed, 04 June 2008 03:54 UTC

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From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi>
To: Ted Hardie <hardie@qualcomm.com>
Subject: Re: Guidelines for authors and reviewers
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On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Ted Hardie wrote:
> 	Can you describe  the difference between "early reviews
> performed by active participants" and just "participation"?   In my
> mind, folks making suggestions and noting issues with a document during
> the working group phase are WG contributors, not reviewers.  How do
> you see this?

If the reviewer is not subscribed to the WG list, and does not intend 
to become subscribed to the list, yet does a review and sends comments 
for a WG draft, then I'd say it's in the former camp.

Personally, I usually do that.  And it's a PITA that most WG mailing 
lists where I try to send mail unsubscribed just throw the mails to a 
black hole or a moderation queue that's never flushed. This is why I 
Cc: the WG chairs on these messages.

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