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RE: Beta Criteria

From: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 18:29:41 +0000
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>, Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
CC: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CE3A5BFD1228D84A8D9C158EEC195FD53DA7356F@TK5EX14MBXW603.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Is this an optimal place for the table or list of prioritized sections we talked about at today's meeting? Seems so to me.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Chris Mills [mailto:cmills@opera.com]
>Sent: Monday, December 17, 2012 7:40 AM
>To: Alex Komoroske
>Cc: Jonathan Garbee; public-webplatform@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Beta Criteria
>I think we need to start by gathering together a list of what we think is most
>important to have right by beta stage. I know the Wiki is no good for tracking,
>but for now, I've started a brainstorming page at
>Please add to it!
>Chris Mills
>Opera Software, dev.opera.com
>W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org Author of "Practical CSS3:
>Develop and Design" (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>On 14 Dec 2012, at 23:41, Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com> wrote:
>> Dates are great for applying pressure and forcing all of us to take the work
>seriously, but I personally feel that ultimately we need to set specific,
>concrete goals and then only change from alpha to beta (or whatever the
>transition is) when we hit those.
>> I don't know exactly what those would be, but I'm personally more
>interested in quality/comprehensiveness of content than other aspects.
>> Some random ideas:
>> 	* Stubs (at least) for all non-proprietary DOM
>methods/properties/objects, CSS properties (... more?)
>> 	* Complete, accurate compatibility tables on all CSS properties and
>DOM methods/properties on document,window, (... more?)
>> 	* 50 localized articles (which implies we have a reasonable
>> localization framework) --Alex
>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
>> NOT THE WIKI!  Tracking is hell in there.
>> -Garbee
>> On 12/14/2012 1:01 PM, Chris Mills wrote:
>> On 14 Dec 2012, at 17:20, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>> * Where should we track this?
>> Wiki/bug genie?
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: RE: Agenda: Web Platform Stewards Telcon, 14 December
>> Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:19:45 +0000
>> From: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
>> To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
>> Hi Doug.
>> One thing I would like to talk about is what Beta looks like. What do we set
>the bar at for site performance, content completeness, community growth,
>internationalization, etc. If we have criteria for these, then we can estimate
>time until completion and therefore set a schedule. For each criteria, we can
>decide if we are firm or flexible in getting to beta, but without some specific
>goals, I am afraid that we're in a cycle of never ending ongoing work.
>> E
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