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

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:39:55 -0800
Cc: TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-id: <0828E59A-B203-4C33-9F0F-E9AC09A26733@apple.com>
To: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>

> On Dec 7, 2017, at 8:26 , Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
> 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.

scroll down…the only link here 

>>>>> <https://www.w3.org/wiki/WebVTT_Wide_Review>

> 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.

David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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