TPAC2012/session-tr

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Future of /TR and publication process

minutes

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Summary

/TR was updated more than 2500 times since 1995. How many people use /TR? It appeared almost no onein the breakout audience are using /TR. One thing mentioned was that since it became dynamic it was way too much information. One consensus we reached in the room was being able to find the latest version as agreed by the WG on /TR. Ie two versions: latest version, and latest snapshot. Announcement are reserved for latest snapshot. Regarding the publication process, it'd be nice to have a one-click process. In 2007, someone said it took 86 days to publish a document. More recent data was 50 days in the summer of 2012, from WG consent to publication in /TR/. And yes, pubrules is painful.