Slide 2: W3C process

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W3C Process

Working Drafts
Internal documents of specification requirements
Public Working Drafts
Public documents of specification requirements
Public can send comments to the working group
Working group not required to address and respond to all comments
Last Call
Working group says it has completed specification requirements
Formal comments from other W3C working groups and the public
Working group must address and respond to all comments
Candidate Recommendation (current state of UAAG)
Working group gathers implementation experience
Ideally two independent implementations of each requirement
Proposed Recommendation
W3C members companies endorse the specification
Recommendation
Published as a recommendation by the W3C