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Re: AW: Call for Volunteer to Drive the Initiative of Tuner API (or Channel Control API) Community Group

From: Jean-Charles (JC) Verdiť <jicheu@yahoo.fr>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:26:21 +0200
Message-ID: <533D536D.9090001@yahoo.fr>
To: "Futasz, Alexander" <alexander.futasz@fokus.fraunhofer.de>
CC: "HU, BIN" <bh526r@att.com>, "Web and TV Interest Group (public-web-and-tv@w3.org)" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>
Futasz, Alexander wrote:
>> >  HbbTV is*not*  developing its own specs (HbbTV does not define specs, it
>> >  gathers technologies and orchestrate them). And it's too late for HbbTV
>> >  v2 anyway:(
>> >
> While it might be too late for that, it would good to have them as part of the CG if they are interested. I've reached out to a colleague to try and contact them.

It will be great to see people from HbbTV to participate. We are 
actually a few already wearing the two hats.

>> >  However, we need to consider feedback from the HbbTV Steering
>> >  committee
>> >  during the web and tv workshop in Munich: if we want this to get wide
>> >  adoption we'll need to provide a comprehensive coverage of what other
>> >  specs provide. No one's going to switch to a spec with less capabilities.
>> >
>> >  I would like to propose as a starter that the group declares that:
>> >  * it will gather existing specs (using liaison if necessary, is it
>> >  possible in a CG?) and summarize them in the feature/api matrix the way
>> >  the Media API TF did
>> >  * Orchestrate this result as a clear requirement for a future WG
>> >
> I like the proposal. We can start with the parts from the DAE spec from OIPF/HbbTV that are related to this.

Hold on until people agree on this :)

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