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Re: CfC: Create Media Task Force

From: Clarke Stevens <C.Stevens@CableLabs.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 10:35:42 -0600
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
CC: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DE8F3654-0C50-4356-8D36-A32EE75583BE@CableLabs.com>
If that's the case, then arguing about the name being too broad is presumptive and premature.

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On Apr 14, 2012, at 11:57 PM, "Charles Pritchard" <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:

> I don't believe the scope of the group has been openly discussed. Too many hold-ups on its first spec review.
> -Charles
> On Apr 14, 2012, at 10:11 PM, Clarke Stevens <C.Stevens@CableLabs.com> wrote:
>> It is my understanding that this task force will also likely address the
>> adaptive bit rate media requirements being developed in the Media Pipeline
>> Task Force. If that is the intention, then "Encrypted Media Task Force"
>> may be too restrictive.
>> -Clarke
>> On 4/14/12 5:27 PM, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 7:59 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>>>> On Apr 3, 2012, at 11:58 AM, Paul Cotton wrote:
>>>>> ** RESOLUTION: The HTML Working Group shall create a Media Task Force
>>>>> to advise on HTML media-related features. **
>>>>> If we create this Task Force, any HTML WG member will be free to
>>>>> participate.  Any interested members of the Web and TV IG must join the
>>>>> HTML WG first before being permitted to join this TF.  The Chairs of
>>>>> the HTML WG will appoint facilitators. The Task  Force will operate
>>>>> according to the principles laid out below:
>>>>> HTML WG Media Task Force:
>>>>> 1. Any HTML WG member can join the Media Task Force (opt in model).
>>>>> 2. Any Web and TV IG [1] member that wants to join the Media TF should
>>>>> first join the HTML WG (see item 1).
>>>>> 3. Any member of the Media TF MUST be a member of the HTML WG.
>>>>> 4. The Media TF will use a separate email list for TF discussions (ie
>>>>> public-html-media@w3.org).
>>>>> 5. The Media TF may have a separate weekly meeting slot (day and time
>>>>> TBD).
>>>>> 6. The Media TF will not make final decisions about its scope, work
>>>>> plan or work products. These decisions will be made by HTML WG.
>>>>>    Note: The HTML WG might decide at some future point in time to
>>>>> delegate more responsibility to the Media TF.
>>>>> 7. Facilitator(s) of the Media TF will be selected by the HTML WG
>>>>> chairs.
>>>>> 8. The Media TF facilitator(s) will report back to the HTML WG on the
>>>>> work of the TF on a regular basis.
>>>>> 9. The first task of the Media TF will be to draft its scope and
>>>>> initial work plan.  This scope will include work on the Encrypted Media
>>>>> proposal [2] in order produce a candidate first public Working Draft.
>>>>> If you object to this resolution, please indicate your objection by
>>>>> Tuesday April 10 2012. If you object, please give a reason.  If there
>>>>> are no objections by the stated date, this resolution will become a
>>>>> Working Group Decision by unanimous consent.
>>>> I have one objection and one suggestion (both with chair hat off):
>>>> Objection: I object to this task force being named the "HTML WG Media
>>>> Task Force", as this implies their area of responsibility would be all
>>>> HTML Media work. I do not believe that is the intent, and I do not think
>>>> we want to disrupt the media-related work that happens in the HTML WG
>>>> Accessibility Task Force or in the HTML WG proper. I previously
>>>> suggested "HTML WG Encrypted Media Task Force" and no one objected to
>>>> this alternate name. Changing the name would remove my objection.
>>> I have the same objection. Let's please name the Task Force something
>>> more appropriate than "Media Task Force" - "Encrypted Media TF" or
>>> "Media Encryption TF" would be a lot more appropriate.
>>> Regards,
>>> Silvia.
Received on Sunday, 15 April 2012 16:36:22 UTC

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