This document summarizes milestones in the Z39.86 Part A and Part B revision cycles.
Z39.86 Part A (Authoring and Interchange) Timeline
|First Public Working Draft||DONE||2009-05-28||First early preview working draft|
|Second Public Working Draft||DONE||2009-12-23||Second working draft, nearing feature completeness|
|RC Working Draft||DONE||2010-03-09|| Feature Complete Spec + Profiles + Features
|First public RC||DONE||2010-05-21|| Will be followed by submission to NISO as Draft Standard for Trial Use once the specification is considered stable.
|Draft Standard for Trial Use||2011-03-28||Will be followed by submission to NISO Board for certification after the six month review period ends on September 28, 2011.|
Z39.86 Part B (Distribution) Timeline
The process for development of Part B is divided in two distinct phases:
- Phase 1 (December 2009 to September 2010) which focuses on getting the core profiles to a testable/reviewable state excluding the the video and forms features. This phase also yields an early outline of the specification.
- Phase 2 (September 2010 to December 2010) which focuses on feature development, primarily the video and forms features, in parallell to finalization of the core specification.
- Note: we have an explicit dependency on the EPUB 2010 revision cycle, all dates specified below are assuming that the EPUB 2010 revision closes before end 2010
|Inception Phase End||2009-12-22||Publishing of a strawman agreed to be mature enough to move on to draft manufacturing|
|First Public Working Draft||2010-09-15 (tentative, depending on IDPF revision)|| First Public Working Draft, which includes:
|Second Public Working Draft||2010-11-17 (tentative, depending on IDPF revision)|| Second Public Working Draft, which includes:
|Draft Standard for Trial Use||2010-12-17 (tentative, depending on IDPF revision)||Submission to NISO as Draft Standard for Trial Use|