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Re: CfC: transfer "Manifest for Web Applications" specification to WebApps WG; deadline 20th May

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 19:21:51 +0400
Cc: "public-sysapps@w3.org" <public-sysapps@w3.org>
To: "Mounir Lamouri" <mounir@lamouri.fr>, "Marcos Caceres" <w3c@marcosc.com>
Message-ID: <op.ww2yapa5y3oazb@dhcp-2-180-ben.yandex.net>

On Mon, 13 May 2013 21:58:54 +0400, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> wrote:

> On Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Mounir Lamouri wrote:
>> As discussed during the SysApps F2F in April, we tried to push the idea
>> of a join task force between WebApps and SysApps to work on some topics
>> like the Manifest and the Runtime specifications. During the WebApps F2F
>> this proposal has been exposed to the group (thank you Jonas) and the
>> conclusion was that the WebApps group isn't interested in the Runtime
>> specification but is quite interested in the Manifest one. They also
>> prefer to take ownership of the Manifest specification because a joint
>> task force creates an overhead that participants and W3C administrators
>> would prefer to avoid.
>> The manifest is something that we want to push for the Web, as much in a
>> browsing context than a web application runtime context and having this
>> work in the WebApps working group is going to help getting traction and
>> implementations. Keeping this work in SysApps will probably make the
>> manifest seen as "application only" simply because most of our work is
>> being done in that context.
>> By transferring this specification to the WebApps working group, this
>> group will accept to give the ownership of the specification to the
>> WebApps working group and make any further work on this specification
>> happen in this working group. If the group accept to transfer the
>> specification, the final decision will still be pending on the CfC that
>> will have to happen in the WebApps WG to take the ownership of it.
>> If you have any comments or concerns about this CfC, please reply to
>> this e-mail by May 20 at the latest. Positive response is preferred and
>> encouraged, and silence will be considered as agreement with the  
>> proposal.
> I support moving the manifest to WebApps.

So do I.

By the way, did anyone actually read down to here?


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