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Re: WebTV Help for Getting Engaged in W3C Test Effort

From: Giuseppe Pascale <giuseppep@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:32:57 +0200
Message-ID: <CANiD0kp6a9LFfSUpCMQxPtJJ6Obv945SU9f8DmCHyQYgA9JP9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rebecca Hauck <rhauck@adobe.com>
Cc: James Graham <james@hoppipolla.co.uk>, "public-test-infra@w3.org" <public-test-infra@w3.org>, public-web-and-tv <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>
* adding the web and TV list*

Rebecca,
thanks for all the info, we will look into it and let the group know about
our plans.

/g

On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 12:27 AM, Rebecca Hauck <rhauck@adobe.com> wrote:

> Hi Giuseppe,
>
> >
> >> 7. Some people expressed an interest to organize a TTWF event (or
> >>something
> >> similar) dedicated for TV, to better discuss and understand the needs of
> >> the TV industry. Do you think this would be doable? Is there already a
> >> calendar or next events and/or open dates? How would you recommend we go
> >> about this? (and do you think it would be useful in the first place?
> >
> >I am not the best person to answer this, but typically TestTWF events
> >have been about actually writing tests rather than discussions around
> >test writing. Having said that, some kind of event sounds like it could
> >be sensible. Previously the events have often been organised around some
> >existing W3C meeting so there is a high concentration of people to act
> >as "experts" already in the area. However it sounds like you might want
> >a slightly different kind of event, so this might not be the right
> >arrangement.
>
> My team has organized several events and we put together some materials
> for people interested in hosting their own [1].  James is right. For the
> most part, the events have been about actually writing tests at them, but
> there is no specific set of rules that say what an event should be. In
> fact, we¹d really like to see them branch out into other types of
> gatherings, which that hasn¹t happened much to date. As long as the topic
> of the event is in the spirit of advancing the web through better tests,
> it fits. We¹ve actually even made some suggestions for themes & goals for
> events that wouldn¹t involve writing tests [2]. It¹s definitely not an
> exhaustive list and this makes me think that we could add a section there
> for segment-specific testing topics. Things like TV and mobile have their
> own unique testing challenges so I think it¹d be great if more events were
> held focusing on just them.
>
> To answer your other question, the Œcalendar¹ would appear right on the
> events landing page [3] and it will only if something is scheduled as
> upcoming (currently, there is nothing). You¹d see a box beneath the header
> image and an Upcoming Events panel will appear on the right.  Getting this
> all in place is self-serve and documented in the kits that walk you
> through creating your event page [4].
>
> As you browse the links below, you¹ll see that we do have a w3c mail list
> just for testtwf event planning discussion [5]. I encourage you to use
> that if you have further questions (although it¹s fine if we continue this
> discussion here and I¹m happy to answer any other questions you have).
>
> Cheers,
> -Rebecca
>
>
> [1] http://testthewebforward.org/events/#host
> [2] http://testthewebforward.org/events/kits/meetup-kit.html#meetup_topics
> [3] http://testthewebforward.org/events/
> [4]
> http://testthewebforward.org/events/kits/resources/site/new-event-page-setu
> p.html
> [5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-testtwf-planning/
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 06:33:50 UTC

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