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RE: Network Information Use Cases

From: <jeanfrancois.moy@orange.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 12:04:34 +0200
Message-ID: <F45661E8FBC74F4EB7E1E0386B562A75035169AE@ftrdmel0.rd.francetelecom.fr>
To: <tobie@fb.com>, <public-coremob@w3.org>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tobie Langel [mailto:tobie@fb.com]
> Sent: 05 July 2012 10:56
> To: MOY Jean Francois RD-ILAB-LON; public-coremob@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Network Information Use Cases
> On 7/5/12 11:43 AM, "jeanfrancois.moy@orange.com"
> <jeanfrancois.moy@orange.com> wrote:
> >I am aware of the fact that the current specification would not allow
> >switching from one network to another, but still the fact of knowing
> of
> >which network we are currently on is of interest.
> In order to reconsider including Network Info API in coremob level 1,
> there needs to be compelling use cases where Network Info API _in its
> current form_ is both necessary and sufficient. None of the use cases
> you mentioned can be met using Network Info only. They all also
> a way to change the network.
> --tobie

The current version of the specification does not answer the whole
problem; Indeed, a way to make sure that a request goes through a
specific interface (does not have to change the network) would be ideal.

Received on Thursday, 5 July 2012 10:04:29 UTC

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