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Re: New Draft of Web MIDI Spec?

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 23:21:50 +0100
Message-ID: <18179710.20150209232150@w3.org>
To: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Audio WG <public-audio@w3.org>
Hello Joseph,

Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:17:22 PM, you wrote:

> I’ll wait to hear from the editors, but of course I’d love to get
> the ball rolling (I’ll need a bit of help understanding the mechanics of same).

Its an update to a Working Draft so its easy. The WG decides to
publish, tells me to do it, and I do it.

> …Joe

> On Feb 9, 2015, at 1:07 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hey, folks–

> I was informed that the Editor's Draft link on the Web MIDI API is
> wrong; it points to the ED for the Web Audio API.

> I requested permission to update this spec in place, but was told
> it's against our current policy (which, thankfully, seems to be
> changing soon); we don't change our specs in TR after publication (not even metadata, apparently).

> Instead, I was told to publish a new draft with the correct link in place.

> We should publish a new draft of the Web MIDI API anyway, to meet
> heartbeat publication requirements (normally every 3 months... we're about 5 publications behind ^_^).

> Would the editors be okay with publishing a new draft? (Are there
> any changes that can be reflected in a new draft? Or, perhaps,
> issues that could be resolved quickly?)

> If so, would the Chairs be willing to get this ball rolling, by
> putting out a RFC for publication?

> Regards–
> –Doug



Best regards,
 Chris Lilley, Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
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