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[widgets-reqs] re: CC/PP, Delivery Context and Media Queries (comment 10) (was: Comments on http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-widgets-reqs-20070209)

From: Marcos Caceres <m.caceres@qut.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 14:55:05 +1000
Message-ID: <b21a10670705012155l34fe2e48m167315a168f77d3f@mail.gmail.com>
To: bert@w3.org, "WAF WG (public)" <public-appformats@w3.org>

This is a response to Bert Bos' review [1] of the Widgets 1.0
Requirements document [2].

>   1.1.2. Standardizable Aspects of a Widget
> COMMENT 10) Ad "The APIs that authors can use": Should this mention
> CC/PP, Delivery Context and Media Queries? It's probably a good idea to
> re-use existing vocabularies in designing these APIs.

We have yet to evaluate the appropriateness of any of those
technologies listed to what is actually used in the wild (eg. I have
not seen any widgets use CC/PP or make effective use of Media
Queries). As you have suggested, there are currently a number of
working groups looking at the issue of APIs for accessing device
services/capabilities. We currently feel that specifying APIs that
access services on devices are out of scope for WAF but will continue
to monitor what other groups are doing (particularly those at the W3C
and OMA in regards to Delivery Contexts).

Marcos Caceres

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-appformats/2007Feb/0131.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-widgets-reqs-20070209/
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