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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After the final version of a working draft is determined by the drafting body, there should be a sufficient period allotted for public debates.
The implementation of the working draft of the energy strategy is roughly estimated to cost 2-3 billion euros.
Van Hulle explores the notion of a manuscript--a working draft of a document--as the extended mind of the writer, part of an inside/outside system in which cognitive processes take place not just in the head but in constant interaction with an external environment.
Comments and contributions on the working draft will be due by mid-September and processed at the technical committee's meeting in October.
The senior officials are preparing a working draft, which includes the Arab stance in expressing disappointment of postponement of Conference 2012, Al-Assad said, adding that Arab countries demand determination of a new date to hold this conference and emphasized on previous demands concerning this issue.
Although Tam had no background in application development, he taught himself to use Objective C, the programming language for Apple applications, and completed a working draft of the program in only four months, just before his year-long professional experience term at Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited.
Ahmet Davutoglu and Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jaber Al-Thani said in a statement overnight they were leaving Beirut after a working draft to break the impasse between caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri and the powerful Hezbollah had met with "reservations."
This is apparently the intention of the working draft - which has not been made public yet - by rapporteur Debora Serracchiani (S&D, Italy), set to be debated by the Committee on Transport (TRAN), on 25 January.
A Decade of the Human Genome (9.00pm) The progress that has been made since scientists announced a decade ago they had completed the first working draft of the human genome.
In addition to its efforts on VoiceXML 3.0, which it released in working draft form in early December (see Standards, p.
More information on the initiative, including a working draft of the standard, is available at www.nahbrc.org/technical/standards/greenbuilding.aspx.
An AICPA task force has prepared a working draft of a Technical Practice Aid designed to be a reference guide addressing the accounting considerations when analyzing freestanding and embedded and derivative financial instruments indexed to and potentially settled in a company's own stock.