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Re: DeviceDescriptionStructuresUseCases Use cases

From: José Manuel Cantera Fonseca <jmcf@tid.es>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 16:53:10 +0200
To: Andrea Trasatti <andrea@trasatti.it>
Cc: public-ddwg@w3.org
Message-id: <460A8156.8050904@tid.es>


Trying to summarize, what is your current proposal? To extend use case 2?


Andrea Trasatti escribió:
> If that is the case, then I think that this should be extended to the 
> existing use-case 2 which is more of a "marketing" grouping of devices 
> rather than for the mobile web.
> Since the group is not going to actually define any families, but 
> simply defining the API's by which an "extended-DDR" can manage device 
> grouping, I don't see the need to say which use-cases are out of 
> scope. As long as the DDR supports the basic API's and the 
> "extended-DDR" supported the extra API's we will define, I don't see 
> any borders to the groupings that different individuals might create.
> I also apologies for an e-mail I sent out that was apparently 
> encrypted with GPG. All I wanted to provide was a link to the page of 
> the use cases, which I'll send now, 
> http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/DDWG/wiki/DeviceDescriptionStructuresUseCases
> - Andrea
> Il giorno 28/mar/07, alle ore 13:48, Rotan Hanrahan ha scritto:
>> While we are focussed in DDWG on the production of content for the Web,
>> we have considered the potential need in other domains and we aim to be
>> extensible to support other use cases. I would have no objection to
>> information on the periphery of the scope of DDWG being included in the
>> DDWG wiki, so long as we make it clear (i.e. on the page itself) that
>> this is a topic beyond our primary focus.
>> Such information may be of use to the wider community, and perhaps it
>> may encourage them to contribute to our core activity, which is
>> primarily concerned with supporting content adaptation through the
>> provision of device descriptions.
>> ---Rotan.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-ddwg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-ddwg-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Andrea Trasatti
>> Sent: 28 March 2007 12:41
>> To: public-ddwg@w3.org
>> Subject: DeviceDescriptionStructuresUseCases Use cases
>> I was about to create a new use-case, but I think that this actually
>> partially matches the already existing use-case 1.
>> I am proposing a change in the text and creation of 2 use-cases OR
>> the integration.
>> The current use-case is focused on content adaptation for the mobile
>> web and WAP. I was thinking of the ability to group devices according
>> to other characteristics for example for game and application
>> developers. Companies could be interested in grouping devices
>> according to the supported JSR's or some hardware characteristics
>> such as bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, camera (did you see mobilized?) and so
>> on.
>> It is very similar to use-case one, the use of the grouping is again
>> to produce a content that is suitable for a group of devices, the
>> difference is that in the current test only the production of web
>> pages is considered, while I'd like to extend the idea to other types
>> of content such as mobile games, video, ringtones and so on.
>> We could restrict the existing use-case to web and create one that is
>> for applications and games and another one for media contents in
>> general.
>> Andrea Trasatti
>> Blog: http://trasatti.blogspot.com/
>> W3C invited expert
Received on Wednesday, 28 March 2007 14:56:45 UTC

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