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Re: VTT, moving along, push WD and review Wide Review

From: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017 16:26:45 +0000
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
CC: TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D64F1BEA.501FD%nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Oh, sorry, I didn't realise. Please could you remind me where the list of
dispositions for that round is, for review? I think it's on a wiki page if
I recall correctly.


On 07/12/2017, 15:58, "singer@apple.com on behalf of David Singer"
<singer@apple.com> wrote:

>this is about the *previous* round
>
>> On Dec 7, 2017, at 6:29 , Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>> 
>> I don't think I missed a memo, and apologies if I did, but I did not
>> realise that the CG has completed draft dispositions for the WG to
>>approve
>> - indeed it seems like some of them are still being worked on. If so
>>it's
>> premature to ask for confirmation of end of review when the beginning of
>> the review hasn't been flagged.
>> 
>> 
>> On 06/12/2017, 20:40, "singer@apple.com on behalf of David Singer"
>> <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Friends
>>> 
>>> following this message in June I received private feedback that one
>>>issue
>>> was not satisfactorily closed (support of colors in non-CSS UAs) but
>>> otherwise no other feedback. I think I should therefore take silence as
>>> assent and mark the issues in the wide review page as having WG reflect
>>> the CG status, with a note that the color issue is now resolved as part
>>> of the second wide review.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thank you for your consideration
>>> 
>>>> On Jun 28, 2017, at 3:18 , David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Friends
>>>> 
>>>> the CG has worked in email and GitHub to close out all the issues that
>>>> were revealed in the previous wide review, and believes that those,
>>>>and
>>>> other critical issues, have been handled. I have asked the CG for
>>>> confirmation of this.
>>>> 
>>>> On the page <https://www.w3.org/wiki/WebVTT_Wide_Review>  you will
>>>>find
>>>> documentation of the wide review received. It was built in the days
>>>>when
>>>> we were using BugZilla, so alas, for bugs that were transferred to
>>>> GitHub and resolved there, you¹ll need to follow forwarding pointers,
>>>>to
>>>> see the complete history (if you care).
>>>> 
>>>> Thierry would like a formal status from the WG on each bug; you¹ll see
>>>> the table of possible statuses at the end of the page (has this been
>>>> done for other specs?). I have not yet filled in the WG column, but
>>>> obviously could take the implied status from the CG column. Please let
>>>> the group know if you think that is wrong.
>>>> 
>>>> The specification is in much better shape; the test suite has been
>>>> greatly improved (we hired a contractor) and does good coverage. We
>>>>are
>>>> working on a test report. With that in hand, we are hoping for a quick
>>>> wide-review prior to a CR transition. Yes, we expect that some
>>>>features
>>>> will be marked Œat risk¹ in that transition; we¹ll be looking at the
>>>> test report.
>>>> 
>>>> The latest editor¹s draft is at <https://w3c.github.io/webvtt/>. I
>>>> think we are badly behind on the working draft heartbeat requirement;
>>>>I
>>>> would like to push this as a WD. We previously asked for assent to
>>>>have
>>>> the editor push WDs automatically, but the WG indicated it preferred a
>>>> resolution. Please consider resolving this in email or on a call (as
>>>>you
>>>> prefer). I cannot join the call this week.
>>>> 
>>>> Once we have:
>>>> * your acceptance of the handling of the wide review issues
>>>> * the WD in place
>>>> * the test suite report in hand
>>>> 
>>>> I expect to ask for a transition to CR.
>>>> 
>>>> Thank you for your patience and attention; it has been a long road.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> David Singer
>>>> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> David Singer
>>> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>
>David Singer
>Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>

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