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Re: Minutes Oct 28 2010 telcon

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:55:07 -0400
Message-ID: <4CCA1B6B.8040007@w3.org>
To: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
CC: "public-svg-wg@w3.org" <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Hi, Alex-

Alex Danilo wrote (on 10/28/10 7:53 PM):
>
> 	Sorry I couldn't attend the call - the telconfs clash with getting
> kids ready in the morning.

We could reschedule the telcon, if you would like to attend.  We're 
changing to only a single telcon a week, which may also help.


> 	Anyway, reading the minutes and the discussion regarding the tests
> and use of animation, etc. I have as suggestion to consider.
>
> 	Firstly, renaming the tests etc. is a lot of work and I agree with
> Erik on that point. The group over the years has spent an inordinate amount
> of time on the existing tests, and a radical change now is likely to overload
> everyone on the group for little benefit.

We're only talking about 10 tests or so.


> 	However the spec. does have descriptive text regarding "conforming
> static viewers" and "conforming dynamic viewers", etc.
>
> 	So my suggestion is to split the test suite into 2 sets: set 1 is
> all the tests that a conforming static viewer should handle; set 2 is the
> set that includes SMIL animation. That way the implementation report will
> have a clear demarcation between the 2 types of viewers and that avoids
> having to rename everything 'animate-elem...' etc.

That seems like a reasonable idea to me, as well.

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
Received on Friday, 29 October 2010 00:55:09 GMT

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