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Re: Beta Criteria

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 10:32:02 +0000
Cc: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A96FF529-5CCC-4407-B8A8-B0A6C9E00614@opera.com>
To: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
Yes, definitely.

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 8 Jan 2013, at 18:29, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Chris,
> 
> Is this an optimal place for the table or list of prioritized sections we talked about at today's meeting? Seems so to me.
> 
> Eliot
> 
>> -----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
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Beta_Requirements
>> 
>> 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>
>> wrote:
>>> 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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