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RE: updating the requirements document

From: Jim Barnett <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 04:44:00 -0700
Message-ID: <E17CAD772E76C742B645BD4DC602CD8106582447@NAHALD.us.int.genesyslab.com>
To: "Stefan Hakansson LK" <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>, <public-media-capture@w3.org>
OK, I'll do that as part of my current set of updates.

- Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Hakansson LK [mailto:stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com] 
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 1:28 AM
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
Subject: Re: updating the requirements document

On 06/21/2012 08:42 PM, Travis Leithead wrote:
> Many of Section 5's discussion points have been brought up in the
list.
> The Chairs have also tried to close on some of those issues.
>
> Chairs, do you have a list of the issues and what their status' are? 
> If we can cross-references the various discussion points in Section 5 
> to the issues list and add the current status of each, it would help 
> make those parts of Section 5 more relevant.

What is available is lisst of open and closed items at
http://www.w3.org/wiki/Media_Capture as well as issues in the tracker
(http://www.w3.org/2011/04/webrtc/mediacap/track/actions/).

I think section 5 contains a lot of useful things. Some can be moved
into requirements (e.g. from 5.1.1: "Specific information about a given
webcam and/or microphone must not be available until after the user has
granted consent."). Others are more of informational nature (such as
tools for pre-/post-processing that is already part of the web
platform).

What I think we should do at this stage is to copy the requirements that
are (sometimes implicitly) put up in section 5 into section 3; but leave
section 5 as is.

At a later stage we can look into updating section 5.

Br,
Stefan

>
> I don't think adding new scenarios to section 2 is something we should

> do at this time (I recall a recent mail thread about that...)
>
> *From:*Jim Barnett [mailto:Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 21, 2012 8:04 AM
> *To:* public-media-capture@w3.org
> *Subject:* updating the requirements document
>
> I'm looking at the requirements doc. I gather that I should start 
> filling in section 3 with requirements extracted from the scenarios in

> section 1. (There have been a couple of emails with suggestions).
> However I am wondering what to do with section 5 
>
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/tip/media-stream-capture/scenarios.ht
ml#design-considerations-and-remarks.
> It contains a more open-ended discussion of things like privacy, 
> previewing, pre- and post-processing, device selection, etc. It seems 
> to me that there are a lot of requirements that could be mined out of
it.
> Should section 5 be turned into concrete scenarios and moved to 
> section 2? Or should we continue working on it where it is?
>
> In any case, I think that section 5 will require discussion in the 
> group since it covers a fairly broad range of topics and lists a 
> number of open issues.
>
> -Jim
>
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