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Re: Updated draft charter

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 16:58:35 +0200
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com, "Nilsson, Claes1" <Claes1.Nilsson@sonyericsson.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <1302101915.6838.136.camel@altostratustier>
Hi Dave,

Le mercredi 06 avril 2011 à 15:51 +0100, Dave Raggett a écrit :
> On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 15:59 +0200, Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> > > (3) Is "An API to discover nearby devices and services" too broad and
> > > underspecified? One of the goals of rechartering was to narrow the
> > > scope if I'm not mistaken.
> > 
> > It's probably too broad, indeed; I'm hoping someone can help refining it
> > into something more specific. Claes maybe? Dave?
> The term "nearby" is probably too broad as we are not thinking about it
> in the sense of geolocation, but rather for devices and services exposed
> by the same device, or devices connected to it on the local area
> network, or directly connected through USB and Bluetooth. If you think
> it would help we could cite mDNS, SSDP and SLP as examples of discovery
> techniques that could be exposed. Note that devices on the local area
> network are only discoverable if they are so configured. If you don't
> want others to discover your device or service, don't advertise it!

Could you provide specific text that I could integrate in the charter?

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