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Re: CFC to start working on splash screen solution

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 18:25:19 +0000
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: public-native-web-apps@w3.org
Message-ID: <4D7734F8BE8B4AE1AEFEEDB7CBD26774@marcosc.com>



On Tuesday, 6 December 2011 at 01:10, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> On Mon, 05 Dec 2011 13:48:28 +0100, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com (mailto:w3c@marcosc.com)> wrote:
>  
> > Apart from a few changes to our Charter (based on Charles' feedback), I  
> > think we have consensus on our Charter and can formally start working on  
> > technical documents.
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>  
>  
> Yeah, I don't think we need to delay the start of work on something,
> unless it turns out to be controversial.
>  
> There is a lot to be said for minimal process which adds restrictions as
> they are obviously required - although it helps to have thought about what
> will be required before you get there. I was wondering why we need a call
> for consensus before this group starts doing stuff... maybe it should be
> possible to object, but the default should be "let's get work done" IMHO.
> After all, there isn't the kind of patent commitment that Working Groups
> have which require up-front agreement...

That's basically what we are doing, and what I put in the charter document: we put out the call, but start work right away. I think them CFCs are polite, is all - want to give people a chance to speak up, show support, and volunteer to contribute… but if we find that people don't really care for the CFCs, we can do away with them.  
  
Also, I picked up the bad habit of CfC's from hanging out with you and Artb in WebApps, so you only have yourselves to blame!  

> > So not to delay, this a 1 week Call for Consensus to start working on  
> > the Splash Screen as was discussed in [1]. I believe it is a good spec  
> > to start working on because it's relatively small, and the use cases and  
> > requirements are clear (again, captured mostly in [1] below).
>  
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>  
> Yeah, go for it...
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> > As per our Operating Guidelines, to start work we need one (or more)  
> > Editor, Prototypist, and a Quality Assurer.
> >  
> > Looking for volunteers.
>  
> At this stage I'm a bit overloaded to be a credible volunteer...
  
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