working draft


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working draft

A document that describes a technology in some phase of development. Working drafts are not finalized specifications or recommendations. The IETF, W3C and other standards bodies have rules that concern the structure of their working drafts and the stages they go through.
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According to political sources, the working draft drawn up by the two foreign ministers had been submitted overnight to Hezbollah.
The Carnegie Endowment took great pride in pointing out that its proposal was the working draft of future UN and Bush administration policy.
Those reports today read like a working draft for a postscript to Sunshine Muse.
The working draft begins with a simple, clear affirmation: "The peoples of the Americas have a right to democracy.
It is a working draft, for it contains numerous passages of canceled text and insertions of varying length.
Trade sources said the first two days of talks were focused on a working draft on three major areas: intellectual property rights, non-tariff barriers and transparency in services trade.
The recent completion of the first working draft of the human genome marked a significant milestone in science and future discovery.
A consolidated working draft of the code -- proposed by ASEAN as a means to put a moratorium on the occupation of disputed islands in the South China Sea -- shows China has compromised on a number of issues, but the two sides still remain apart on the code's geographic scope.
The public version of the genome sequence represents a working draft in which scientists have put in order DNA fragments covering 97 percent of the genome and sequenced more than 85 percent of them to varying degrees of accuracy.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released the first public working draft of Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL).
Each of the published catechisms were translated from one standard: the French working draft.
That crusade has been waged on several fronts, as President of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Long Island (BOMA-LI) and serving on the Working Draft Committee of the Indoor Air Quality Model Law Task Force, sponsored by the Environmental Safety Council of America.