Mobile/Possible Task List

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Please add possible tasks for members of the group here.

Task List

Status: this is still being edited

Depending on their interests and abilities, the WebMob participants can contribute to the goals of the group by picking up the following tasks; for each set of tasks, people can volunteer to act as coaches for others who would want to get involved but don't know how.

Spec review

  • reviewing spec with multiple devices and connection types in mind
  • reviewing spec with limited CPU / battery in mind
  • review spec to ensure they fulfill our identified use cases

See also Early ideas for spec reviews

Coaches:

CoreMob tracking

For each relevant feature highlighted in CoreMob:

  • identify and document roadblock towards greater deployment
  • propose action plan to lift or reduce it

Coaches:

Data gathering

  • Collect data on usage of features in the wild (possibly across platforms)
  • write relevant (short/informal) report to inform specification process

Coaches:

Roadmap report

Coaches: Dom

Closing the gap report

Coaches: Dom

Accelerated spec development

  • develop/complete use cases (incl. by interviewing people with real needs)
  • prototype spec (e.g. prollyfill) to let broader community give feedback
  • develop test cases
  • help fixing spec bugs

Coaches:

Outreach on existing capabilities

When a given feature exists but is too little known or understood:

  • create developer documentation (e.g. on WebPlatform.org)
  • build demos with the said feature
  • communicate widely about those (social media, conferences, etc)

Coaches:

Articles tracking

There is every so often articles and reports that point us to new information that can help us define our goals and set priorities:

  • watch for relevant articles
  • link to them and summarize them in our [Mobile/Articles Articles page]
  • comment on the list how they should inform our goals

Coaches:

Identify needs for new capabilities

Coaches:

Mobile Best Practice

  • Identify sources of "Best Practice" (e.g. GSMA, Google, W3C ...)
  • Commentary and comparison

Coaches:

Brain Dump

Please just dump ideas here.

  • Offline Capabilities / Web Apps
  • Closing the Gap
  • Taking apart Scott Jenson's post and applying the tasks from there