Re: Anyone interested in the Web Array Math API?

> I've just proposed a Community Group for continuing the work on the Web
Array Math API

I'm pretty interested with that as well :)

Jussi and I have already started to write some audio dsp extension on top
of Web Array Math API (polyfill of course) :

2013/11/14 Chris Wilson <>

> Having technical discussions around a technology or even potential API
> isn't a problem; you're correct, that's what Community Groups are for.  If
> the goal truly is to just generate a Rec-track specification, however,
> that's not what they're for; they can effectively produce a Note
> (approximately), that a Working Group (with its due process) could then rip
> apart completely (i.e., the "input to the standards process" should not be
> considered a fait accompli when it is handed to a Working Group).  That's
> all I was trying to express.
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Marcus Geelnard <> wrote:
>> Well, it's the first time I'm doing this, so please bare with me. The
>> idea is basically to have technical discussions around a potential
>> API. I don't see a problem with doing that around something looking
>> like a spec (non standard-track of course), though. In fact, the
>> Community and Business Group FAQ states, under "What is a W3C
>> Community Group?":
>> "A W3C Community Group is an open forum, without fees, where Web
>> developers and other stakeholders develop specifications, hold
>> discussions, develop test suites, and connect with W3C's international
>> community of Web experts. Community Groups may produce Specifications;
>> these are not standards-track documents but may become input to the
>> standards process. [...]"
>> /Marcus
>> 2013/11/14 Chris Wilson <>:
>> > If the goal of this group is to produced a specification, it really
>> > shouldn't be done inside a Community Group.  Community Groups are only
>> > intended to produce Community Group Reports (e.g., a technology
>> innovation
>> > from a small set of developers). As per the W3C's guidelines, Community
>> > Groups Reports are not standards-track documents.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 7:44 AM, Jens Nockert <> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I signed up.
>> >>
>> >


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