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Re: Towards a new charter for the WebRTC Working Group

From: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2018 14:27:38 +0100
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <521DCE28-4A4B-46FD-BAF0-A7150F827FBD@lurchi.franken.de>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
> On 1. Jan 2018, at 23:18, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
> What are the plans for the protocol pieces for the new items?  I
> haven't seen any plans - or internet-drafts - for those, and the bulk
> of the work for some of these items is protocol work.  For instance, I
> can understand why the group might choose not to rely on SDP for
> negotiating new features, which leads to some API work, but the bulk
> of the QUIC datachannels work is in defining protocols, not the API.
What are the benefits of using QUIC datachannels compared to SCTP datachannels?

Best regards
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 7:58 PM, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Our current Working Group charter is set to expire end of March:
>>  https://www.w3.org/2015/07/webrtc-charter.html
>> Given the time needed to get a new charter reviewed and adopted, the
>> Chairs and Staff Contacts have started working on a propose updated
>> charter in a github repo:
>>  https://github.com/w3c/webrtc-charter
>> The results of these updates are visible at:
>>  http://w3c.github.io/webrtc-charter/webrtc-charter.html
>> The detailed diffs can be seen at:
>> https://services.w3.org/htmldiff?doc1=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2015%2F07%2Fwebrtc-charter.html&doc2=http%3A%2F%2Fw3c.github.io%2Fwebrtc-charter%2Fwebrtc-charter.html
>> Many of the changes in the charter come from alignment with the W3C
>> charter template [1], or reflect changes in the external groups we're
>> expected to coordinate with. The two main substantive changes we propose
>> are:
>>  * addition of deliverables for QUIC, ICE Extension, DSCP marking
>>  * adoption of the more "permissive" license for our documents (W3C
>> Software and Document license instead of our current W3C Document
>> license) - the goal is to align with other W3C Working Groups, and
>> facilitate exchanges with Community Groups
>> The goal is for this document to serve as a starting point for
>> discussion in the group - once the group agrees on the content of its
>> new charter, we will then bring it to W3C management and the W3C
>> Advisory Committee for review, aiming to get eventual W3C Director's
>> approval.
>> We will discuss this on our next call in January, and we welcome
>> discussions either on the list or in the github repository in the meantime.
>> Thanks,
>> Dom
>> 1. https://w3c.github.io/charter-drafts/charter-template.html
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