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Re: EME test status

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:17:38 -0700
Cc: "public-html-media@w3.org" <public-html-media@w3.org>
Message-id: <31C23719-7BB2-4D2B-B980-01F38E9AF3F6@apple.com>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>

> On Oct 4, 2016, at 11:59 , Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:
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> On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 11:31 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
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> > On Oct 4, 2016, at 11:24 , Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:
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> > Cory,
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> > Per Coralie's message to the AC this-morning, the Charter was extended to 30 November 2016.
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> > It's actually not clear to me whether work on web-platform-tests falls under the HTML Media Extensions charter or some other auspice.
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> Yes, also, we can neither encourage nor discourage technical work and discussion on mailing lists, whether the charter is formally active or not.
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> In active charters might lead to the team deciding not to spend time with a WG that doesn’t formally exist, for example; groups out of charter would not normally be given fact-to-face time at TPAC; and so on.  It’s W3C resources and actions that may be curtailed; not the activities of members.
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> ​Except that I would imagine that contributions to a specification made when a group was out-of-charter might have a different status from an IP point of view. (At least, I would assume that until someone authoritative on that topic told me otherwise).

I doubt it, myself.  I think if you contribute something to the W3C, you’ll have a hard time distancing yourself from that.

I think the team might raise eyebrows at formal steps (such as those that link to the patent policy) while out of charter.

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> ...Mark​
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> > ...Mark
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> > On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 11:14 AM, Cory Doctorow <cory@eff.org> wrote:
> > How is it that this group is continuing its work without a charter?
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> > Cory
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> > On 10/04/2016 11:09 AM, Mark Watson wrote:
> > > All,
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> > > I believe there are some regressions in the multi-key tests. I am
> > > working on these.
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> > > ...Mark
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> David Singer
> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 19:18:07 UTC

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