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Re: New draft WG charter

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2012 09:51:03 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJK2wqXqC4+Z2=v6SL42Li8+smwvHV+6mbBtTHaH8gk9CdKdFQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>
Cc: olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Heh.  I was thinking that the word "device" was misleading in the API.  :)

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 6:32 AM, Jussi Kalliokoski <
jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure MIDI *Communication* API will be broad enough, as it is
> possible that the spec will be extended in the future (maybe V2 or so, but
> not in the near future, definitely not before CR) to support creating
> virtual MIDI devices as well. However, I have no other objections to the
> name. :)
>
> Cheers,
> Jussi
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 2:18 PM, olivier Thereaux <
> olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Doug,
>>
>>
>> On 1 Jun 2012, at 01:26, Doug Schepers wrote:
>> >> http://www.w3.org/2011/audio/charter/2012/charter-proposed.html
>> >
>> > I've now updated this.
>>
>> This latest revision looks good. May I suggest adding a very short
>> sentence about MIDI to the intro/mission paragraph, too?
>>
>> Suggested rewrite:
>>  The mission of the Audio Working Group, part of the Rich Web Client
>> Activity, is to add advanced sound and music capabilities to the Open Web
>> Platform.
>>
>> Building upon and expanding the basic functionalities brought by the
>> <audio> and <video> media elements in HTML5, the Audio Working Group will
>> define client-side script APIs which will support the features required by
>> rich interactive applications including the ability to process and
>> synthesize audio streams directly in script, as well as giving access to
>> musical instruments through a bridge with existing system-level MIDI APIs. 
>>
>>
>>
>> I note that it names the MIDI spec "MIDI Device Communication API", which
>> I like.
>> Would like to hear thoughts from the group (and especially Chris and
>> Jussi) on this naming.
>>
>> Olivier
>>
>>
>
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