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Re: WebRTC 1.0 CR exit criteria

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 10:42:31 +0200
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
Message-ID: <d0965571-a97d-c220-443a-c41d03c7bf68@alvestrand.no>
On 04/05/2017 09:24 AM, Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> Hi,
> As discussed on the call yesterday, here is some more background on
> criteria for existing Candidate Recommendation (i.e. entering Proposed
> Recommendation) - we need define these for our spec now so that they can
> be evaluated later.
> Entering Proposed Recommendation requires demonstrating Implementation
> Experience:
>   https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/#rec-pr
> Implementation experience is used to "show that a specification is
> sufficiently clear, complete, and relevant to market needs, to ensure
> that independent interoperable implementations of each feature of the
> specification will be realized"
>   https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/#implementation-experience
> (which also lists some of the criteria that the Director will consider)
> Our Working Group charter further specifies:
>> To advance to Proposed Recommendation, each specification is expected
>> to have two independent implementations of each feature defined in
>> the specification.
>> To advance to Proposed Recommendation,
>> interoperability between the independent implementations (that is,
>> bidirectional audio and video communication between the
>> implementations) should be demonstrated.
>   https://www.w3.org/2015/07/webrtc-charter.html#scope
> Based on this, and following on the specific point that Cullen raised
> about optional features, I would suggest our CR exit criteria should be:
> "To go into Proposed Recommendation status, the group expects to
> demonstrate implementation of each mandatory feature in at least two
> deployed browsers, and at least one implementation of each optional
> feature".
> Thoughts?
That works for me. It is backing away a little bit from the charter
I do see another problem: We haven't been careful in the spec to
distinguish between mandatory and optional features - e.g. is DTMF a
mandatory feature?

If we treat them differently, there has to be a way to say which is which.

> Dom
Received on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 08:43:08 UTC

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