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Re: [Buzzkill] Cleaning Up Web Audio API Spec

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:23:58 +0200
Message-ID: <5255831E.6050302@w3.org>
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
CC: Paul Adenot <padenot@mozilla.com>, "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
Hi, CWilso–

On 10/8/13 5:26 PM, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Agreed.
>
> I'm not sure of the provenance of the images in the spatialization
> section, either.

A pity, I like that stuff. Any chance we can get in touch with Chris 
Rogers about it?

BTW, I would be happy to make SVG versions of the diagrams, which would 
make it easier to edit them or make new ones, if y'all would like. (SVG 
ALL THE THINGS!!!)

Regards-
-Doug


> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 8:08 AM, Paul Adenot <padenot@mozilla.com
> <mailto:padenot@mozilla.com>> wrote:
>
>     On 07/10/2013 17:06, Doug Schepers wrote:
>      > Hi, folks–
>      >
>      > TL;DR: We're publishing the heartbeat draft of the Web Audio API
>     spec as
>      > it is this time, but for next publication, we'd like to clean out
>     some
>      > of the inappropriate images and references.
>      >
>      > Long version:
>      > In preparing the Web Audio API spec for publication, I noticed some
>      > oddities that had escaped my attention before. I wasn't in charge of
>      > handling publications before, so please forgive me that this
>     comes a bit
>      > late.
>      >
>      > There are several images and link references to specific products
>     (e.g.
>      > section 16 Example Applications). This is a problem, since I'm not
>      > certain that we've obtained the rights to use those images or brands,
>      > and it could seem like an endorsement, which isn't appropriate for a
>      > vendor-neutral spec.
>
>     Agreed. I can do the editing once we agree on what to modify for the
>     next publication.
>
>     I'm thinking of removing product names (GarageBand is cited, for
>     example), company names (EA is cited), and screenshots, basically
>     cleaning up the section 16, "Example Applications" [0]. In addition,
>     maybe we could remove the references to other software in section 11,
>     Spatialization and Panning [1].
>
>     I also feel that the changelog is not really useful (especially now that
>     we have the full history on GitHub), but this is somewhat a less
>     concerning issue.
>
>     Anything to add to/remove from this list of stuff to remove?
>
>     Cheers,
>     Paul.
>
>     [0]: http://webaudio.github.io/web-audio-api/#ExampleApplications
>     [1]: http://webaudio.github.io/web-audio-api/#Spatialization-section
>
>
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