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Re: New Draft of Web MIDI Spec?

From: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:29:25 -0600
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Audio WG <public-audio@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A1921CAB-50DD-4CA2-842E-0B68AC603843@noteflight.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Hi Chris,

Since it is so very easy: please consider this a request to publish a new update to the Web MIDI API Working Draft. Thank you so much.

Best,

.            .       .    .  . ...Joe

Joe Berkovitz
President

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Boston, Mass.
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On Feb 9, 2015, at 4:21 PM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

> Hello Joseph,
> 
> Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:17:22 PM, you wrote:
> 
>> I’ll wait to hear from the editors, but of course I’d love to get
>> the ball rolling (I’ll need a bit of help understanding the mechanics of same).
> 
> Its an update to a Working Draft so its easy. The WG decides to
> publish, tells me to do it, and I do it.
> 
> 
>> …Joe
> 
> 
>> On Feb 9, 2015, at 1:07 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hey, folks–
> 
>> I was informed that the Editor's Draft link on the Web MIDI API is
>> wrong; it points to the ED for the Web Audio API.
> 
>> I requested permission to update this spec in place, but was told
>> it's against our current policy (which, thankfully, seems to be
>> changing soon); we don't change our specs in TR after publication (not even metadata, apparently).
> 
>> Instead, I was told to publish a new draft with the correct link in place.
> 
>> We should publish a new draft of the Web MIDI API anyway, to meet
>> heartbeat publication requirements (normally every 3 months... we're about 5 publications behind ^_^).
> 
>> Would the editors be okay with publishing a new draft? (Are there
>> any changes that can be reflected in a new draft? Or, perhaps,
>> issues that could be resolved quickly?)
> 
>> If so, would the Chairs be willing to get this ball rolling, by
>> putting out a RFC for publication?
> 
>> Regards–
>> –Doug
> 
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> 
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Chris Lilley, Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
> 



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