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Re: New draft of Coremob-2012 published, plus what's next

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:24:23 +0000
Message-ID: <50E45F37.9090304@lamouri.fr>
To: public-coremob@w3.org
On 29/12/12 09:50, Hidetoshi Yokota wrote:
>>From the above observation, is it possible to add a new requirement like
> below at this point in time?
> 
> Req.X: User Agent SHOULD be able to obtain the information of the
> network, to which it attaches (e.g., connectivity or nominal capability)
> and it is RECOMMENDED to select an appropriate network when available.
> 
> Related WGs: Device APIs WG, System Applications WG
> 
> Please enlighten me if this kind of discussion has already been done and
> concluded.

This has been discussed in DAP and there are privacy and fingerprinting
concerns. Given DAP is focusing on the browser scope and it is too scary
to provide such an API to all contents, it might be possible to have
this done in SysApps but it will very likely be behind some kind of
permission.

Cheers,
--
Mounir
Received on Wednesday, 2 January 2013 16:24:52 UTC

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