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RE: ISSUE-67: Naming of "device"

From: Nilsson, Claes1 <Claes1.Nilsson@sonyericsson.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 10:24:39 +0100
To: 'Robin Berjon' <robin@robineko.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6DFA1B20D858A14488A66D6EEDF26AA3208923CFD1@seldmbx03.corpusers.net>
My vote is: api, ext, device, service

Looking forward to the tequila.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-device-apis-request@w3.org [mailto:public-device-apis-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Robin Berjon
> Sent: torsdag den 14 januari 2010 14:41
> To: public-device-apis@w3.org
> Subject: ISSUE-67: Naming of "device"
> Hi all,
> I am loth to open a naming debate, so as agreed on the call yesterday
> let's make it swift. I initially planned on doing this on a Friday, but
> I won't be around tomorrow so today's the new Friday.
> We've resolved to use the navigator.device.<module>.<method> form
> yesterday (for APIs where it makes sense, naturally). It's been
> suggested that "device" isn't such a great name, and alternatives have
> been proposed.
> The following alternative (including keeping things as they are) have
> been proposed:
>   device
>   service
>   api
>   ext
> Since this is essentially a bike-shed decision, I've decided to use a
> variant of the Survivor decision process. The normal Survivor process
> is synchronous and therefore won't work well here. The variant is this:
> please vote with the list of options above ordered from the one you
> *hate most* (and therefore want to see voted off the island) to the one
> you hate least. The winner will be selected using a commonsensical
> ordering and tequila. Voting closes when I get to work Monday morning;
> since this is a vote (albeit informal) we don't need to know what the
> reasoning behind your preference is (though you may include it, if it's
> entertaining enough).
> My vote: api, ext, device, service.
> --
> Robin Berjon
>   robineko - hired gun, higher standards
>   http://robineko.com/
Received on Friday, 15 January 2010 09:25:17 UTC

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