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Re: Rechartering WebApp WG

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 17:10:50 -0800
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <6335691D-74E4-4C0D-B6AD-770E1BAF1F81@apple.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>

On Feb 8, 2010, at 4:25 AM, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, Folks-
> As you know, we will be up for rechartering on 30 June 2010.   
> However, we have a few new deliverables, and we've been specifically  
> advised that though they are arguably in scope, it would be better  
> transparency if e.g. postMessage and MessageChannel were explicitly  
> added to the charter.
> Thus, I have started a rough draft of the new WebApps charter [1],  
> taking into account the feedback received so far on the WebApps  
> member list.
> We are interested in comments to refine the charter before  
> submitting it to the Advisory Committee and W3C management for review.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2010/webapps/charter/Overview.html

Some comments:

- I would like to suggest the name "Web Messaging" for the  
postMessage / MessageChannel deliverable.

- I think the "Other Specifications" section should be clear on the  
right process for adopting new deliverables without having to  
recharter. I think we want a process that is flexible but that retains  
transparency and accountability. I like the idea of writing  
requirements documents for these. Perhaps there should be some sort of  
review process for these requirements documents, in lieu of a full  
recharter cycle.

- I think errata for the existing DOM specs should be stated as in- 
scope. I believe we are the right group to do this, but it's better to  
be explicit. I think this would include even DOM specs where we may  
not plan to publish a whole new version.

- I think it's no longer necessary to cite the previous Web API and  
WAF charters. If we do cite a previous charter it should be the  
previous version of the Web Apps WG charter, It hink.

Received on Thursday, 11 February 2010 01:11:24 UTC

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