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Re: [LC-1951] DDR Simple API - Reserved code numbers

From: Matt Womer <mdw@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 13:07:51 -0400
Cc: <public-ddwg-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5C596383-C6EC-4B0F-985A-C9EA4BECAFB9@w3.org>
To: Rotan Hanrahan <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>

Hello Dr. Hanrahan,

Thank you for your comment.  It has been assigned the identifier  
"LC-1951".  Including this ID in the subject field of correspondence  
on this issue will help us to track the issue through our process.

We will take your comment into consideration and respond in detail soon.

Again, thank you very much for your comments,

Matt Womer
DDWG Team Contact, W3C
On Apr 14, 2008, at 6:22 AM, Rotan Hanrahan wrote:
>
> In the DDR Simple API Exceptions:
>
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-DDR-Simple-API-20080404/#sec-exceptions
>
> several integer values are defined to represent status or cause of
> exceptions. The following numbers are observed (in the following  
> order):
>
> 500, 400, 65536, 300, 100, 800, 200, 900, 600, 10000.
>
> On behalf of our development team, here is a question relating to  
> these
> integers:
>
> Are these integer values intended to be unique across all of the DDR
> Simple API exception classes? If so, then implementations that extend
> the API will require guidance on the choice of custom integer values  
> for
> exception codes. Such extensions are anticipated in the text of  
> section
> 4.4.
>
> Proposed remedy:
>
> State in the specification that exception codes below "some number"  
> are
> reserved for this and future editions of this specification, and that
> numbers above "some number" are recommended for custom implementations
> that extend this specification.
>
> On behalf of MobileAware Ltd, Development Team,
>
> Dr Rotan Hanrahan
> Chief Innovations Architect
> MobileAware
Received on Wednesday, 16 April 2008 17:08:29 UTC

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