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

From: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:26:56 -0500
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8D1B49B2-F740-4D76-9519-B335AC3BE869@nokia.com>
To: ext Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>
use of OAuth.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Jan 13, 2010, at 9:55 AM, ext Robin Berjon wrote:

> On Jan 13, 2010, at 15:50 , Frederick Hirsch wrote:
>>>> Is there a requirement to allow local access to contacts, for  
>>>> example, even when disconnected from the network? How would this  
>>>> work in this model, or is disconnected operation not a  
>>>> requirement? It seems a mobile device should still operate as  
>>>> much as possible when disconnected.
>>>
>>> That's entirely orthogonal. Either the web server is local, or  
>>> (perhaps more likely) it is emulated by the user agent. You never  
>>> go to the network, whether connected or not.
>>
>> I thought the proposal was to go to the network for authorization,  
>> in which case it is not orthogonal.
>
> I don't read that in the original proposal, can you clarify which  
> part you're thinking of?
>
> --
> Robin Berjon
>  robineko  hired gun, higher standards
>  http://robineko.com/
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