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RE: DAP Roadmap, priorities

From: David Rogers <david.rogers@omtp.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:16:30 -0000
Message-ID: <4C83800CE03F754ABA6BA928A6D94A0601E5F7AD@exch-be14.exchange.local>
To: "Tran, Dzung D" <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>, "Nilsson, Claes1" <Claes1.Nilsson@sonyericsson.com>, "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, "public-device-apis" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Hi Tran,

Agreed - yes that's what was agreed in the F2F - to stick to the scope
of the charter.

Cheers,


David.

-----Original Message-----
From: public-device-apis-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-device-apis-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tran, Dzung D
Sent: 12 November 2009 15:14
To: Nilsson, Claes1; 'Dominique Hazael-Massieux'; public-device-apis
Subject: RE: DAP Roadmap, priorities


Hello,

I don't want to rehash our previous discussion in the WG, but at one
time we decided that for v1.0 we would stay with simple API that the
implementers can implement in a short period of time.  We decided to
remove all sensors related APIs till v2.0.  At one time I also suggested
a generic sensors API that was decided not to explore any further.

Thanks
Tran,


-----Original Message-----
From: public-device-apis-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-device-apis-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Nilsson, Claes1
Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 05:30 AM
To: 'Dominique Hazael-Massieux'; public-device-apis
Subject: RE: DAP Roadmap, priorities

Hi,

Even though not included in the "prioritized 4 APIs" that our WG agreed
to work on first there have been discussions on system information and
sensors APIs. It seems as our common understanding is:
"Make what is often used simple and make what is more seldom used
possible".

Tangible this means:
a.	There is a draft System Information & Events API
(http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/system-info/), which is a "Hardwired" API
for access to typical mobile device system information such as battery,
network status and audio/video capabilities and to some sensor data such
as temperature.

b.	There is still no draft for a "Generic" sensor API.

As I see a lot of use cases for a "generic" sensor API, relating for
example to mobile device accessories, healthcare, training etc, I
volunteer to work on use cases and act as editor of a "generic" sensor
API specification.

Ok?

Best regards
  Claes

-----Original Message-----
From: public-device-apis-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-device-apis-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Dominique
Hazael-Massieux
Sent: tisdag den 10 november 2009 11:29
To: public-device-apis
Subject: DAP Roadmap, priorities

Hi,

Per my ACTION-60, I have started working on a roadmap for our WG
deliverables at:
http://www.w3.org/2009/dap/#roadmap

I have listed at the top the APIs that were identified as our priorities
in one of our early teleconfs [1], although we didn't make it a formal
resolution as far as I can tell. The APIs we agree to work on in
priority [2] are:
* Contacts
* Calendar
* Filesystems
* Messaging

Note that at this time, we only have active work on the Contacts API in
that list, and some discussions around Filesystems - the lack of work on
the two others is somewhat worrying. I think it would be useful to get
people volunteering to come up with Editors drafts for Calendar and
Messaging at the very least.

I have heard several people thinking that the photo/audio/video capture
API should also be a priority (myself included, actually), so maybe this
is something we should reconsider.

I would be also useful if the WG could approve the rough schedule
(ideally after having agreed on more specifics for the priority APIs).

I haven't put any policy-related spec in the table, since I don't think
we have a very clear idea on how they are going to be articulated at
this point; but when/if we do, we should definitely add them to the
table.

Ideally, we should discuss that roadmap each time we fall behind
schedule on any of the priority items and update it after that
discussion. I hope the Chairs can take responsibility for this, but I'll
try to watch this as well.

I have also started listing API that we will not work on (per previous
discussions), as well as APIs that have been suggested for future work
(which matches Robin's ACTION-56), although that latter list might be
usefully moved to a wiki page as suggesting in the said action item.

Dom

1.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2009Sep/att-0050/
Device_APIs_and_Policy_Working_Group_Teleconference_--_16_Sep_2009.htm#i
tem07
2. this also takes of Robin's ACTION-55; this might also take care of
Frederick's ACTION-57, although this is not in the wiki
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