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RE: Your comments on Device Description Repository Simple API ( LC-1950)

From: Rotan Hanrahan <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 11:11:40 -0400
Message-ID: <D5306DC72D165F488F56A9E43F2045D30196F428@FTO.mobileaware.com>
To: <public-ddwg-comments@w3.org>

I accept this response.

-----Original Message-----
From: rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com
Sent: 14 May 2008 16:05
To: Rotan Hanrahan
Cc: public-ddwg-comments@w3.org
Subject: Re: Your comments on Device Description Repository Simple API (

 Dear Rotan Hanrahan ,

The Mobile Web Initiative Device Description Working Group has reviewed
the comments you sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the
Description Repository Simple API published on 4 Apr 2008. Thank you for
having taken the time to review the document and to send us comments!

The Working Group's response to your comment is included below, and has
been implemented in the new version of the document available at:

Please review it carefully and let us know by email at
public-ddwg-comments@w3.org if you agree with it or not before 24 May
2008. In case of disagreement, you are requested to provide a specific
solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working Group. If such a
consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the opportunity to raise
formal objection which will then be reviewed by the Director during the
transition of this document to the next stage in the W3C Recommendation


For the Mobile Web Initiative Device Description Working Group,
Matt Womer
W3C Staff Contact

 2. http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-DDR-Simple-API-20080404/


Your comment on B Normative References:
> The DDR Simple API requires that Vocabularies indicate the default
> Aspect to be used for properties therein (presumably only applicable
> when a Property can have more than one Aspect). The document contains
> a
> link to:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/ddr-core-vocabulary/
> It is observed that this referenced document does not, at present,
> adhere to the requirement specified in the DDR Simple API and is
> therefore an invalid reference.
> The development team request information from the DDWG as to its
> intentions to update the published vocabulary to be in compliance with
> the DDR Simple API, or if the DDR Simple API intends to reference
> another document.
> Proposed remedy:
> The DDWG should publish an update of the Core Vocabulary, and the DDR
> Simple API should link to it via a dated URL.
> On behalf of MobileAware Ltd, Development Team,
> Dr Rotan Hanrahan
> Chief Innovations Architect
> MobileAware

Working Group Resolution (LC-1950):
The DDWG resolved to publish an update of the Core Vocabulary, and
the reference to it in the DDR Simple API via a dated URL.

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