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Re: Media and Entertainment Interest Group Revised Charter Approved; Call for Participation

From: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:19:46 +0000
To: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org>, "public-web-and-tv@w3.org" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D565CEE8.420FC%nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Many thanks for this Xueyuan,

and congratulations on setting up the new group.

Will there be new lists to subscribe to, or will the group continue to use public-web-and-tv?

Kind regards,


From: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org<mailto:xueyuan@w3.org>>
Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 at 13:52
To: "public-web-and-tv@w3.org<mailto:public-web-and-tv@w3.org>" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org<mailto:public-web-and-tv@w3.org>>
Subject: Media and Entertainment Interest Group Revised Charter Approved; Call for Participation
Resent-From: <public-web-and-tv@w3.org<mailto:public-web-and-tv@w3.org>>
Resent-Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 at 13:52

Dear members of the Media and Entertainment Interest Group,

I'm relaying the Call for Participation to the Interest Group's primarily public mailing list, to notify the group of the charter approval and call for participation.

Best regards,

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Subject:        Media and Entertainment Interest Group Revised Charter Approved; Call for Participation
Date:   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:37:26 +0800
From:   Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org><mailto:xueyuan@w3.org>
To:     w3c-ac-members@w3.org<mailto:w3c-ac-members@w3.org>
CC:     Chairs <chairs@w3.org><mailto:chairs@w3.org>

Dear Advisory Committee Representative,

The Director is pleased to announce the re-charter of the Media and
Entertainment Interest Group (formerly known as the Web and TV Interest


The Media and Entertainment Interest Group's scope covers Web
technologies used in the end-to-end pipeline — including capture,
production, distribution and consumption — of continuous media, which is
here defined as videos, sound recordings, and their associated technologies.

The important changes from the previous Charter [1] are:

- Updates on mission and scope to note the importance of tracking
progress within W3C groups and gathering needs from industries and
external organizations.
- Addition of "continuous media" (i.e. videos, sound recordings, and
associated technologies) to clarify what "media" are in the scope of the
- Updates on the lists of related W3C Groups and External Organizations
in the Coordination section.

Please use the following form to join the group; the form will also
instruct you how to nominate participants:


Current participants are not required to rejoin this group because as an
Interest Group, there are no requirements for W3C Patent Policy
licensing commitments by participants in respect to the group's

The Interest Group co-Chairs are:
- Tatsuya Igarashi (Sony)
- Chris Needham (BBC)
- Mark Vickers (Comcast)

The W3C Staff Contact is Kazuyuki Ashimura for a total of 0.1 FTE.

More information about the Interest Group can be found at:

[1] https://www.w3.org/2012/11/webTVIGcharter.html


This announcement follows section 7.1.2 of the W3C Process Document:

and the Call for Participation follows section 5.2.4 of the W3C Process

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director,
Wendy Seltzer, Strategy Lead;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications



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