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Re: Co-chair

From: Raj (Openstream) <raj@openstream.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 07:44:37 -0400
To: "Jim Barnett" <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com>, "Bjorn Bringert" <bringert@google.com>, "Satish S" <satish@google.com>
Cc: "Young, Milan" <Milan.Young@nuance.com>, "Deborah Dahl" <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>, "Glen Shires" <gshires@google.com>, <public-speech-api@w3.org>
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+1


On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 04:29:01 -0700
  "Jim Barnett" <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com> wrote:
> However,  I haven't seen any progress on Milan's third priority:
> 
> •	Plan to merge our work into an official standards-track 
>deliverable within the next year.
> 
> I consider this to be very important.  I would also like to see a 
>more formal procedure for making decisions.  I think that adding 
>Milan as a co-chair can help in both areas. 
> 
> - Jim
> 
> -----Original Message-----
>From: Bjorn Bringert [mailto:bringert@google.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 6:05 AM
> To: Satish S
> Cc: Young, Milan; Raj (Openstream); Deborah Dahl; Glen Shires; 
>public-speech-api@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Co-chair
> 
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Satish S <satish@google.com> 
>wrote:
>>> Support for EMMA (FPR-4) was the second-most demanded feature of 
>>>such 
>>> an API, yet this group has been haggling since inception on whether 
>>> we need such a feature at all.  It would be one thing if the 
>>> arguments were part of a grass roots movement across the industry, 
>>> but they are not.  The opponents are almost unanimously aligned 
>>>under 
>>> the Google flag which holds both the chair and editor positions. 
>>> This doesn't feel like a community.
>>
>>
>> Looking back at the mailing list archives, it is clear that most of 
>> the questions about EMMA usage were raised by me and I am neither a 
>> chair nor an editor. Adding more chairs to the CG isn't going to 
>> change this. To their credit both Glen and Hans have been trying 
>>find 
>> a common language among all the discussions.
>>
>> Also note that all of my proposals and questions come from my web 
>> developer background and such perspectives are something the group 
>> will get a lot when taking the API proposal to the standards track.
>>
>> What we clearly need is to get more web developers and UA vendors 
>> participate, not more chairs or editors.
> 
> +1
> 
> --
> Bjorn Bringert
> Google UK Limited, Registered Office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham 
>Palace Road, London, SW1W 9TQ Registered in England Number: 3977902
> 

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