|author||Martin Gummi <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2013-04-27 15:16:01 +0200|
|committer||Martin Gummi <email@example.com>||2013-04-27 16:23:43 +0200|
bug-1131: PolicyOnPolicy.html class/ID
Diffstat (limited to 'www/policy/PolicyOnPolicy.html')
1 files changed, 62 insertions, 28 deletions
diff --git a/www/policy/PolicyOnPolicy.html b/www/policy/PolicyOnPolicy.html
index be0ff2f..dc298a2 100644
@@ -137,21 +137,48 @@ date / time of the last edit,
-<h2> 3. Work-In-Progress </h2>
+Editors may make the following changes, where
+ it is clear that the change does not change the policy:</p>
+ <span class="change">fixes to errors in grammar and spelling,</span>
+ <span class="change">anchors, HTML errors, URLs & formatting,</span>
+ <span class="change">COD numbers and other references, and</span>
+ <span class="change">other minutiae, as agreed under 2.3.</span>
+Such changes to be notified to the policy group, and to be folded into effect, etc, without further ado.
+Documents of lower status (work-in-progress or DRAFT)
+must not be confusable with documents of higher status
+(DRAFT or POLICY).
+Copies should be eliminated where not being worked on.
+<h2 id="s3"> 3. Work-In-Progress </h2>
An Editor is identified.
This person is responsible for
drafting the document, following the consensus of the policy group.
The Policy Officer resolves minor disputes and keeps order.
The mail list of the policy group
is used as the primary debating
@@ -160,27 +187,27 @@ but decision-taking
should be visible on the main group.
Documents start with the status of
"Work-In-Progress" or WIP for short.
-<h2> 4. DRAFT status </h2>
+<h2 id="s4"> 4. DRAFT status </h2>
On completion, a document moves to DRAFT status.
A DRAFT is a policy-in-effect for the Community and is
to be distributed and treated as such.
As far as the Community is concerned, the DRAFT is policy.
Challenges and concerns can be addressed to the policy group,
@@ -188,19 +215,19 @@ and policy group discussions on a DRAFT
may be presented in Dispute Resolution.
Revisions of DRAFTs
must be treated as decisions on the policy group.
The period of the DRAFT status is announced widely,
which should be at least a month and no longer than a year.
During the period of DRAFT,
CAcert Inc. retains a veto over
@@ -208,8 +235,8 @@ policies that effect the running of CAcert Inc.
-<h2> 5. POLICY status </h2>
+<h2 id="s5"> 5. POLICY status </h2>
After DRAFT period has elapsed with no revision beyond
minor and editorial changes,
@@ -218,13 +245,13 @@ to move the document from
DRAFT to POLICY status.
Once POLICY, the Community may only challenge the document
in Dispute Resolution.
Policy group may propose changes to a POLICY document
in order to update it. When changes move to DRAFT status,
@@ -232,9 +259,15 @@ they may be included in the POLICY document,
but must be clearly indicated within as DRAFT not POLICY.
-<h2> 6. Open Process </h2>
+POLICY documents are published on the CAcert website in plain HTML. Change control must be in place.
+<h2 id="s6"> 6. Open Process </h2>
All policy discussions and documents should be open
processes. There should be a fair chance for
@@ -243,7 +276,7 @@ to have their views heard.
Rough Consensus is the working metric.
formally controlled documents such as Policies
@@ -261,12 +294,12 @@ contributions back to the community
under an open licence.
Contributors declare any conflicts of interest.
Policies should be issued under free, open,
@@ -274,39 +307,40 @@ irrevocable, non-exclusive,
and clear licence by CAcert, Inc.
Mailing lists should be archived,
and important meetings should be minuted.
+<span class="change">A record of decisions is to be maintained.</span>
-<h2> 7. Disputes. </h2>
+<h2 id="s7"> 7. Disputes. </h2>
Any questions not resolved by these rules
may be voted on in the policy group, or
may be dealt with in Dispute Resolution.
The Policy Officer may decide a tight vote in a minor matter only.
Failure of Rough Consensus may be declared by
Matters unresolved refer back
to further group discussion.
The external avenue for disputes is to file a dispute
according to CAcert's
Dispute Resolution Policy</a>
DRP => COD7.