[MPEG-OTSPEC] Removal of the CFF and CF2 from OFF standard

Dave Crossland dcrossland at google.com
Fri Oct 9 17:28:20 CEST 2020

On Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 11:20 AM David Singer <singer at apple.com> wrote:

> > On 9Oct, 2020, at 8:09 , Dave Crossland <dcrossland at google.com> wrote:
> >
> >
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> > On Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 11:07 AM David Singer <singer at apple.com> wrote:
> >
> > your problem comes when there are changes proposed and accepted through
> the ISO process of international review. the external copy doesn’t have the
> rights to fold those in.
> >
> > But we would seek their author to contribute them, and, if not possible,
> we would rewrite from scratch that section and submit it, same as we plan
> to do to everything else.
> but a rewrite from scratch would have to be in different words, and now
> your copy and the official standard have diverged.

But they will unify in the subsequent official version, and the
collaborative effort can always reference the official one with a
placeholder in the interim.

> I have no idea how you could go about finding the original author.

In the next session, the proposed rewrite would come with a call to prevent
the need for this by contributing to the collaborative effort.
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