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Re: Proposed Charter for the Browser Extension Community Group

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:11:17 +0200
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, public-browserext@w3.org
Message-ID: <5624DDE5.4080406@gmail.com>
On 2015-10-19 03:01, Florian Rivoal wrote:
> Hi All,

Hi Florian,
I don't have any comments on the charter, it looks fine to me.

However, I don't understand how the CG is supposed to work since extensions require
deep cuts into a browser's code-base.  Producing a specification alone won't have
any effect on the market unless it is backed by at least one major browser vendor.

As you probably now I'm personally involved in a specific extension which is about
combining the power of the "Web" and "App" worlds which has numerous of very different
applications although I have focused on payments:


Now I'm trying to make an NFC/BLE version of the same basic interface:


Any kind of feedback would be welcome!


> In order to get this CG started, I've been preparing a draft charter, to clarify what we should be working on and how.
> https://browserext.github.io/charter/
> This isn't official until we as a group make it so, so I would greatly appreciate your feedback, both if you think this is fine as is, or if you like to see some adjustments.
> This is inspired to varying degrees by:
> - The w3c template for CG charters https://www.w3.org/community/council/wiki/Templates/CG_Charter
> - The WICG charter https://wicg.github.io/admin/charter.html
> - The WebApps charter http://www.w3.org/2014/06/webapps-charter.html
> - The CSSWG charter http://www.w3.org/Style/2014/css-charter
> I'm happy to take feedback via github issues or pull requests, or mail if that's more convenient for you.
> Disclosure: My involvement in this is based a on consulting agreement with Bloomberg, to support them in standardization efforts.
> Best regards,
> Florian Rivoal
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