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Re: Network Information Use Cases

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:16:37 +0000
To: Core Mobile <public-coremob@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC2CFE4A.9EC3%tobie@fb.com>
On 7/18/12 8:20 PM, "Jo Rabin" <jo@linguafranca.org> wrote:

>What we're trying to do is answer the question:
>"Are the valid use cases for use of Network Information API in scope for
>CoreMob Level 1?"
>Raised as ISSUE-31 [2] in Tracker
>In order to answer that we need a) To know what the valid use cases are,
>and b) What is in scope for CoreMob Level 1.

Use cases shouldn't only be valid, they should also be compelling. We've
already rejected specs which had much more compelling use cases than these
(e.g. WebGL).

>Assuming that the valid use cases are documented correctly and completely
>on Tobie's Wiki Page[3] then all we have to decide is are they in scope
>for Coremob Level 1 and the answer is ...
>PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Support for Network Information API is in Scope for
>Coremob Level 1.

I'd like to see real, compelling use cases before we make this spec a
requirement. I'd also like to make sure vendors outside of Mozilla are
planning to implement it in the forceable future.

Received on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 22:17:00 UTC

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