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Re: Use Cases and Requirements document

From: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 10:31:20 -0500
Cc: public-audio@w3.org
Message-Id: <02E7B9E7-0BFC-4DEB-9D94-DB5EDEF34C65@noteflight.com>
To: Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
This looks great, Olivier.

I will personally focus on building out UC5 (writing music on the web) since it is the obvious place where I can contribute concrete domain knowledge.

... .  .    .       Joe

Joe Berkovitz
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On Jan 4, 2012, at 10:18 AM, Olivier Thereaux wrote:

> Hi group,
> Given how our important work on use cases and requirements will be in the next little while, and given that we had ended up with 4 independent documents about this on the wiki, I took the liberty to merge them all into one:
> http://www.w3.org/2011/audio/wiki/Use_Cases_and_Requirements
>  and create redirects from the others.
> I have also started a skeleton for the use cases, listing 6 which we may want to develop upon.
> UC 1: Video Chat
> UC 2: HTML5 game with audio effects, music
> UC 3: online music mixing tool
> UC 4: Online radio broadcast
> UC 5: writing music on the web
> UC 6: playing a virtual music instrument
> The next step will be to write the use cases (scenarios) and derive requirements (desirable features and qualities). In order to help the group with this work, I've started a stub of the prose for UC2 (video game), following the example set by the Widgets Use Cases & Requirements spec:
> http://www.w3.org/2011/audio/wiki/Use_Cases_and_Requirements#UC_2:_HTML5_game_with_audio_effects.2C_music
> The example is imperfect and will need some work, obviously, but should help get an idea of how the story (the use case) describes a realistic scenario and how a number of desirable features (from our API or a related API we should then identify) can be easily derived from it.
> Does anyone has any objection (or proposed improvement) to this way of working on our UC&Rs? If not, I'd like to invite you to come forward and volunteer to flesh out the use cases, or add others - either completely different, or variants of the ones we have already.
> Any question?
> Cheers,
> Olivier
> P.S.: if noone objects, this should close ACTION-4, ACTION-6 and ACTION-8:
> https://www.w3.org/2011/audio/track/actions/4
> https://www.w3.org/2011/audio/track/actions/6
> https://www.w3.org/2011/audio/track/actions/8
> -- 
> Olivier Thereaux
> BBC Internet Research & Future Services
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