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Re: Co-chair

From: Bjorn Bringert <bringert@google.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:56:43 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJtyJaVAeTdgaiqzX4XzMoqNP6ta=CWpZ775esPvp+Jf5zAvTA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Deborah Dahl <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>
Cc: Glen Shires <gshires@google.com>, "Young, Milan" <Milan.Young@nuance.com>, public-speech-api@w3.org
What actual problem are you trying to solve by adding another chair?

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 10:21 PM, Deborah Dahl
<dahl@conversational-technologies.com> wrote:
> I think it would be very helpful to have Milan as a co-chair. I think having
> part of the CG’s  leadership come from the speech industry will help us
> strike the appropriate balance between simplicity and functionality for an
> API that’s widely useful in a range of development scenarios.
>
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>
> From: Glen Shires [mailto:gshires@google.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 3:45 PM
> To: Young, Milan
> Cc: public-speech-api@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Co-chair
>
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>
> Milan,
>
> I believe we are in agreement on all three priorities that you list, and
> that this CG is rapidly converging on a spec that meets those criteria.
> (Note that this CG was formed just over two months ago).
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>
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> I believe the simple, informal structure that we have now is working well.
>  We have healthy email discussions of the pros/cons of various issues, and
> we are converging on resolutions. Are there specific issues that you believe
> are not being addressed or resolved by the group in a timely manner?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Glen Shires
>
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> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Young, Milan <Milan.Young@nuance.com>
> wrote:
>
> I believe our community group has matured to the point where we would
> benefit from a second chair.  I would like to volunteer for this position.
>
>
>
> If I were elected, I would operate on the following priorities:
>
> ·       Develop a specification that is attractive to the browser vendors.
> This means cutting feature which are difficult to implement in the interest
> of widespread adoption.  I believe Glen and I are aligned on this point.
>
> ·       Support a range of development use cases from the casual web authors
> to the professionals.  This means making the easy things as easy as possible
> while at the same time giving the power users the features they need for
> enterprise-grade applications.
>
> ·       Plan to merge our work into an official standards-track deliverable
> within the next year.
>
>
>
> If any of you support these goals and believe I am qualified to fulfill
> these duties, please make your support known to this list.  If you have
> concerns regarding my abilities or would prefer another representative,
> please also feel free to discuss.
>
>
>
> Note that the CG process doesn’t define a formal process for chair elections
> [1].  There is only the simple statement: “The participants of the Group
> choose their Chair(s)."
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> Thanks
>
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/community/about/agreements/
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