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Re: Group rechartering update (Was: [Agenda] W3C Audio WG Teleconference, 23rd May 2012)

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 10:45:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJK2wqWbfjSp407Qrsnh8ck9oN1_qMC8=TDCVSOp18ZLhGFGLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
I'd add that the timeline for the MIDI API looks optimistic also, since
we're 2/3rds of the way through Q2 and don't have the charter authority (do
we?) to publish a FPWD of a MIDI API.  :)

It's possible that we'd be able to get from FPWD to LC in the same quarter,
given the immense work that Jussi's done on proposing the API and putting
it into spec form; but that's probably optimistic.  I'd rather set the bar
a little lower and try to actually clear it, for once.

-C

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 9:25 AM, olivier Thereaux <
olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi Philip,
>
> On 23 May 2012, at 16:28, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
> >
> > The timeline for Web Audio API looks very optimistic. Some groups
> require two independent implementations passing a test suite before going
> to REC
>
> That's the W3C process rules, indeed.
> http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#cfr
>
> > and I believe this is a good model to follow. Given that we don't know
> of work on a second implementation or test suite being started, I'd be very
> surprised if we could reach that point only a year from now.
>
> There is an early test effort which Chris Rogers mentioned a few times
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-audio/2012AprJun/0216.html
> but I agree the process will take time, and we haven't heard much from the
> group members planning a second independent implementation yet.
>
> Can you think of a scenario or two, and the kind of timing which would
> result from it?
>
> Olivier
>
>
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