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Re: New Draft of Web MIDI Spec?

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:18:16 -0600
Message-ID: <CAJK2wqUZkyv9dotaMLJm8+MUZUL2cW2m=VjNO6OL+tJ1DJ-u=A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>, Audio WG <public-audio@w3.org>
1) PR, dude, seriously.  :P

2) Can you just drop me a copy of the file and I'll fix it up?  Like, I'm
not sure what you mean by "feedback link" or "added some editor data".

On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 8:03 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi, ChrisW, Jussi–
>
> In prepping the Web MIDI API spec for publication, we made a few changes
> that you may want to sync up with the Editor's Draft:
>
> * added a Feedback link to the Audio WG mailing list in the heading list
> * updated the copyright statement (this is administrivia, but it currently
> says 2012-2015, when it should just say 2015)
> * added "editor-data-id" attributes to the editor DDs
> * fixed some duplicate IDs:
>
> ** idl-def-ForEachCallback (changed to idl-def-MIDIInputMap-ForEachCallback
> and idl-def-MIDIOutputMap-ForEachCallback)
>
> ** widl-ForEachCallback-id (changed to widl-MIDIInputMap-ForEachCallback-id
> and widl-MIDIOutputMap-ForEachCallback-id)
>
> ** widl-ForEachCallback-port (changed to widl-MIDIInputMap-ForEachCallback-port
> and widl-MIDIOutputMap-ForEachCallback-port)
>
> * fixed a couple broken links:
>
> ** fragment #event-midiacces-disconnect (text "MIDIConnectionEvent") was
> not found, so I replaced the link with #idl-def-MIDIConnectionEvent (like
> other links with the same text)
>
> ** http://avd.io was 404, so I changed the link to http://juss.in/
>
> If any of these changes are incorrect, please let me know.
>
>
> The document is prepped and will be published on Thursday.
>
> Regards–
> –Doug
>
> On 2/11/15 10:29 AM, Joseph Berkovitz wrote:
>
>> Hi Chris,
>>
>> Since it is so very easy: please consider this a request to publish a
>> new update to the Web MIDI API Working Draft. Thank you so much.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> .            .       .    .  . ...Joe
>>
>> *Joe Berkovitz*
>> President
>>
>> *Noteflight LLC*
>> Boston, Mass.
>> phone: +1 978 314 6271
>> www.noteflight.com <http://www.noteflight.com>
>> "Your music, everywhere"
>>
>> On Feb 9, 2015, at 4:21 PM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org
>> <mailto:chris@w3.org>> wrote:
>>
>>  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
>>>> <mailto: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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