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Re: New draft WG charter

From: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2012 09:46:43 +0200
Message-ID: <4FC87363.7080703@w3.org>
To: tmichel@w3.org
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Doug,

Another comment:

Please use the final URL for the use cases and requirements document
http://www.w3.org/TR/audioproc-reqs/

instead of the editors draft URL
https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/audio/raw-file/tip/reqs/Overview.html

Thierry.

Le 01/06/2012 09:39, Thierry MICHEL a écrit :
>
>
> Le 01/06/2012 02:31, Doug Schepers a écrit :
>> Hi, Thierry–
>>
>> I think you were reading the already-revised version of the charter,
>> which reflected the conversation from the telcon.
>
> I have been reading the *latest* version at the time of my previous
> email. My review and proposals applied to that version.
>
> A couple of comments inline...
>
>>
>> A couple of comments inline...
>>
>> On 5/31/12 3:11 AM, Thierry MICHEL wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Le 30/05/2012 23:25, olivier Thereaux a écrit :
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> As we were beginning our teleconference call today, Doug shared a
>>>> first pass at our new draft charter:
>>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/audio/charter/2012/charter-proposed.html
>>>>
>>>> Please have a read and comment/suggest in the next few days.
>>>>
>>>> A few things we noted on the call:
>>>>
>>>> * It is no longer necessary to mention the incubator (since we are
>>>> re-chartering the existing WG)
>>>> * The scope section should mention the goals of the MIDI work
>>>> * The deliverables list should include the use cases and requirements
>>>> doc
>>>
>>> It already mentions it as other non-normative documents, in section 2.1
>>>
>>> It currently lists "Test suites for each specification", but it should
>>> also say "implementation report".
>>
>> Added.
>
> There is some wording in the 1.1 section Success Criteria, but I don't
> see any mention of "implementation report" in the section "Other
> non-normative documents may be created such as": It only mentions
> Testsuite.
>
>>
>>
>>>> * The expected milestones for the web audio API should be, per our
>>>> latest discussions:
>>>> FPWD: Dec 2011
>>>> LC: Q4 2012
>>>> CR: Q2 2013
>>>> PR: Q4 2013
>>>> REC: Q4 2013
>>>
>>> The expected milestones for the MIDI Device Communication API should
>>> also be extended.
>>
>> I don't think so... Olivier, please correct me if those are wrong, too.
>
> These MIDI milestones may have been discussed during my leave, and I
> have missed it (not yet catch up on all my emails). Do you have a
> pointer to that ?
>
> I am only highlighting that the MIDI spec is planed to publish its first
> Public draft Q3 2012 (9 months after the PFWD of Web Audio API Dec 2011)
> and it is planned to reach CR Q2 2013 (at the same time as the MIDI spec).
> This seem very optimistic, under these considerations:
> - The Web Audio API spec was elaborated a long time before it became a
> FPWD in the Audio WG, during the incubator Group. There are already
> implementations.
>
> - Currently the MIDI spec is only a initial draft. The implementation
> experience is low.
>
> I certainly will not oppose to these milestones, just checking that they
> are credible.
>
>
>>
>>
>>> The following Note mentions "initial schedule", but we should also
>>> mentions deliverable changes (this is why we are indeed requesting a
>>> charter renewal).
>>>
>>> "Note: The group will document significant changes from this initial
>>> schedule on the group home page. "
>>>
>>> I would say:
>>>
>>> Note: The group will document significant changes from its initial
>>> charter [ adding here a link to the initial charter] on the group home
>>> page.
>>
>> I added a link to the wiki, and to the initial charter elsewhere, but
>> didn't use this precise wording.
>
> OK.
>
>>
>>
>>>> (which I guess changes the end date of the new charter?)
>>>
>>> Right. plus we need to include 6 months after Rec.
>>
>> I think current end date is roughly accurate; we'll revise it after we
>> know more from the review.
>
>
> If both specs reach REC as planned before end 2013, the current end date
> of the charter "01 July 2014" is accurate in consideration of a 6 months
> after Rec phase.
>
>
> Best,
>
> Thierry.
>
>
>>
>> Regards-
>> -Doug
>>
>
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