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Re: Co-chair

From: Raj (Openstream) <raj@openstream.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:13:09 -0400
To: "Deborah Dahl" <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>, "'Glen Shires'" <gshires@google.com>, "'Young, Milan'" <Milan.Young@nuance.com>
Cc: <public-speech-api@w3.org>
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+1, I agree with Dr.Dahl and support Milan's candidacy for co-chair 
position
for the CG.
--
Raj Tumuluri


On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 17:21:18 -0400
  "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. 
> 
> 
> 
>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
> 
> 
> 
> 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).
> 
> 
> 
> 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
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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)."
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/community/about/agreements/
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

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