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Re: [IndexedDB] Status

From: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj@o-micron.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 15:48:46 -0700
Cc: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Message-Id: <30F8E150-2ABE-46FF-B43A-6068DC236C7C@o-micron.com>
To: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>

On Jun 7, 2010, at 1:32 PM, Andrei Popescu wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 9:13 PM, Nikunj Mehta <nikunj@o-micron.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On Jun 7, 2010, at 12:22 PM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:
>>> 
>>> 3. Editors: Nikunj Mehta (Invited Expert), Eliot Graf (Microsoft)
>>> 4. Spec document management: Currently W3C CVS, also using W3C's
>>> Distributed CVS (Mercurial) system
>> 
>> The current spec is really far out of date at this point.  There are 15
>> issues logged, but I could easily log another 15 (if I thought that'd help
>> get things resolved more quickly).
>> I know Eliot is helping out with copy editing, but it's going to take a lot
>> of time to get the spec to where it needs to be.  Andrei P (of GeoLocation
>> spec fame) has been working on implementing IndexedDB in Chrome for a couple
>> weeks now and has volunteered to start updating the spec right away.  He
>> already has CVS access.  Is there any reason for him not to start working
>> through the bug list?
>> 
>> As Eliot is working on non-design issues, it is easier to coordinate with
>> him. Moreover, I am not totally sure how the DCVS system we have started to
>> use just now is going to work out. Give us another week or so to sort out
>> initial hiccups and at that point we could use more editorial help.
>> Multiple people changing the spec's technical basis makes it necessary to
>> create a more sophisticated process. I am happy to add Andrei as an editor
>> provided I can understand the editing process and how we get new editor's
>> drafts out without necessarily being out of sync with each other.
>> Andrei -- would you be able to describe how you would co-ordinate the
>> editing with me?
> 
> I only plan to make changes once we have consensus on the mailing
> list. It's probably easiest to use the issue tracker to distribute the
> existing bugs among the three editors. If we find that over time the
> distribution becomes unbalanced, we can discuss offline about how to
> improve the collaboration, but I don't think that is a big worry at
> this point.

I welcome the proposal to add Andrei as co-editor of the spec along side Eliot and myself. We will use the DVCS repository for IndexedDB that can be found at https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/IndexedDB.
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