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RE: WebRTC 1.0 CR exit criteria

From: Bernard Aboba <Bernard.Aboba@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 17:01:30 +0000
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <SN1PR21MB00147247BA8E3C421368CB0CEC0A0@SN1PR21MB0014.namprd21.prod.outlook.com>
> 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?

[BA] To me, it does not make sense to retain optional features with only one implementation while removing mandatory features with only a single implementation. 

Aside from Section 8.6 (where mandatory to implement stats are identified), the specification rarely calls out optional functionality. 

Can we perhaps start from the assumption that unless called out as optional, features are mandatory to implement? 

If a feature only turns out to have one implementation, can we reclassify it as optional at PR? 
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