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Power API (Re: [sysinfo] draft ready for review)

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 17:21:46 +0100
Cc: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5AD14335-0471-45AF-95B1-FA114BF639F7@w3.org>
To: Max Froumentin <maxfro@opera.com>
A few observations about the Power API:

- What's an unsigned int?  The WebIDL editor's draft doesn't seem to define it.
- Milliseconds are an awkward unit to use for an estimate that's at best accurate on a +- 10min scale.
- The percentage number only makes sense if one knows both the battery capacity and power consumption of the device.  What does it buy us?
- What's our use case for the detailed enumeration of power sources?

Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>

On 18 Dec 2009, at 13:27, Max Froumentin wrote:

> Hi WG,
> As promised on Wednesday, I'm submitting a SysInfo draft for review. It is at: http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/system-info/
> Max.
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