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RE: updated draft charter

From: Suresh Chitturi <schitturi@rim.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 19:44:44 +0000
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
CC: W3C SysApps <public-sysapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8B118C943801754098C9B36B567EABA30C9A73@XMB104ADS.rim.net>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Barth [mailto:w3c@adambarth.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 1:30 PM
> To: Dave Raggett
> Cc: W3C SysApps
> Subject: Re: updated draft charter
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> wrote:
> > Following the discussion that it should be up to the working group to
> > prioritize work items even if this means that not all of them are
> > completed within the two year initial charter period. I have added
> > back the deliverables that were dropped when splitting them into phase
> > one and two. The phase two deliverables are now listed in alphabetical
> > order. If you feel we should drop one or more deliverables, this is
> > now a good time to argue your case before we proceed to the AC Review.
> I believe we should drop all the Phase 2 deliverables except the following list:
> Accounts API
> Bluetooth API
> Calendar API
> Contacts API
> Media Storage API
> Network Interface API
> Resource Lock API
> Secure Elements API
> Serial API
> System Settings API

This seems like a more reasonable set of deliverables. 
Wouldn't it make sense to move Secure Elements API to NFC WG? It appears the uses cases are related....
And maybe replace it with Messaging API (as it is almost necessary and can addresses many use cases on mobile platform).


> The biggest risk I see for this working group is that we try to work on too
> many deliverables at once.  If we do that, we'll have insufficient expertise to
> review the work, and we'll end up producing a bunch of low-quality
> specifications that won't be widely implemented.  We've seen this failure
> mode in previous working groups, and we should learn from those
> experiences and avoid it here.
> >From a practical point of view, we're going to need to narrow down the
> deliverables at some point.  I'd much prefer to agree on a shorter list now
> before I commit to investing resources in this working group.
> Adam
> > We are looking for horizontal reviews of the draft charter from the
> > perspectives of security, privacy, accessibility and internationalization.
> >
> > --
> > Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
> >

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