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Re: Devices as Virtual Web Services

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 09:54:41 -0500
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F528D399-1533-4369-AF08-19B0C02EC1B7@nokia.com>
To: ext Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>
Thanks for writing this up Robin.

So if I understand correctly, some of the possible issues with LRest  

- the potential need for using a different protocol that isn't widely  
used (Bayeux Comet protocol),

- use of a library to mask XMLHttpRequest details (is there open  
source here?),

- some more slightly complex and careful coding required, potential  
quality risk

- the need to create a URI scheme, probably opaque, and

- a performance cost of URI resolution.

- JSON definitions (an issue anyway, either approach?)

The benefit is the potential so support both widget and web cases and  
allow pluggable authorization, though we still need to work through  
the reality of that with an example.

Do you have a pointer to Stephen's proposal regarding database approach?


regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch

On Jan 20, 2010, at 9:32 AM, ext Robin Berjon wrote:

> Hi all,
> as discussed previously, here are my notes about this specific issue:
>  http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/docs/virtual-ws.html
> Comments welcome!
> --
> Robin Berjon
>  robineko  hired gun, higher standards
>  http://robineko.com/
Received on Wednesday, 20 January 2010 14:56:57 UTC

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