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Re: Collaborating with WECG to improve testing support for extensions

From: David Burns <david.b@browserstack.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 22:01:54 +0000
Message-ID: <CABG5DTf3RJyZ9LZ4qD_U3DnB8DJ0PxKdPiRYeiwKv1GBN4hHXg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simeon Vincent <simeonv@google.com>
Cc: public-browser-tools-testing@w3.org
Hey Simeon,

I know a number of the working group would love to chat as we believe there
might be some overlap in our work. We have a meeting on Wednesday at 9am
PST/5PM GMT/9:30 IST. Would you be able to join us then? We can make sure
you have a slot on the agenda.


On Sat, Jan 8, 2022 at 1:57 AM Simeon Vincent <simeonv@google.com> wrote:

> Hey Browser Tools and Testing folks,
> My name is Simeon Vincent and I'm a co-chair of the WebExtensions
> Community Group[1][2] (WECG). I'm writing to kick off a conversation
> about how our respective groups can work together to improve support for
> testing browser extensions.
> The WECG was formed "to advance a common browser extension platform" and
> intend to specify "a consistent model and common core of functionality,
> APIs, and permissions"[3]. WebDriver integration is explicitly out of scope
> of our charter[4], but given our desire to improve the browser
> extension development experience it seems there are clear areas of overlap.
> Is testing for browser extensions something that this group would be
> interested in discussing? If so, how should we proceed?
> Thanks in advance for your consideration and help.
> Simeon Vincent
> WebExtensions Community Group co-chair
> Google Developer Relations Engineer
> [1] https://www.w3.org/community/webextensions/
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/webextensions
> [3]
> https://www.w3.org/community/webextensions/2021/06/04/forming-the-wecg/
> [4]
> https://github.com/w3c/webextensions/blob/main/charter.md#scope-of-work

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