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Re: Hello & a proposal

From: Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:08:05 +0200
Message-ID: <CACj=BEi7aTQdT4EwWg-fMacpGL=-epoP0b=ayrMgHO2WQAUCLw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>
Cc: Ashley Gullen <ashley@scirra.com>, public-wicg@w3.org
On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 9:22 PM, Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com> wrote:

> Hi Ashley,
> On July 22, 2015 at 12:47:49 PM, Ashley Gullen (ashley@scirra.com) wrote:
> > Hello WICG. This sounds like an interesting idea. I'm new to writing
> specs
> > and this sounds like a useful place to participate.
> >
> > I wanted to bring up a small spec I drafted up recently:
> > https://www.scirra.com/labs/specs/imagedata-conversion-extensions.html
> This already looks like a great start. Nice work.

+1 :)

> > I posted it to public-webapps, there was some discussion and feedback, I
> > incorporated the feedback in to the spec, and then eventually discussion
> > died off.
> Ok, let's gather those links so we can see what feedback you got. Please
> post links to emails here so we can review them together.
> > I really need the features proposed in that spec, but I'm not really
> > familiar with the spec process and I don't really know what to do next.
> Let's start with the above. We need you to articulate why you need it, why
> other sites need it (maybe even which ones), and if possible we need to
> show what various sites are already doing.

One thing that need emphasis is when do you need the image conversion to
run. Is it a low priority task? Do you want to perform it in a worker?
Should the browser treat it as something that mustn't occupy the UI thread?

> Here is a bit more detail about the process:
> https://github.com/WICG/admin#contributing-new-proposals
> > Should I hassle implementors? Should I wait and see?
> Implementers are all here - no need to hassle anyone (hi from Mozilla!) :)

While that's true as far as representation is concerned, once this is
ready, we'd probably want to grab the right people by the ear and get them
to review it :)

> > Has everyone just
> > forgotten about it? What's next? Any advice or guidance on where to go
> next
> > with my spec draft would be appreciated.
> We will help you pitch it. The document is missing the use cases, etc.
> Let's start by seeing what feedback you got already from public-webapps,
> then we can start bouncing it around a bit more.

I'd say that it'd also be good to move this work to a public repo. It can
be under your org, or under the wicg's, but it'd make it easier for more
people to comment, open issues, etc.
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2015 09:08:37 UTC

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