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Re: Why aren't most devices virtual web services?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 23:15:00 +0000 (UTC)
To: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Cc: W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.1001082314270.17515@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, ashok malhotra wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, ashok malhotra wrote:
> >   
> > > 1, If you are making local invocations you do not need any 
> > > authorization.
> > 
> > Are you saying Web sites should be able to access the client's 
> > contacts or calendar without user authorization?
>
> No, of course not!  I think we have different ideas of what's "local".

Ah, ok. I believe Mark was referring to authorisation for Web sites using 
these APIs.

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