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Re: Contacts API: remaining edits

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:21:12 +0200
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <1308151280.2308.177.camel@altostratustier>
Le mercredi 15 juin 2011 à 17:16 +0200, Robin Berjon a écrit :
> On Jun 15, 2011, at 15:52 , Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> > * my comment on the fact that the API refers to revokable permissions
> > when it's not clear that we're using a permission model in the spec
> > still stands; likewise regarding the existing of PERMISSION_DENIED_ERROR
> > error code;
> 
> Using a permission model is possible with the spec — in fact we don't
> enforce it either way and it is quite possible that implementers will
> chose that option (the alternatives we propose are not normative). As
> a result it's quite possible that permissions could be granted in a
> manner that requires them being revoked, and that there could indeed
> be a PERMISSION_DENIED_ERROR. If eventually everyone implements it in
> the manner indicated in the appendix, we can phase these out. Is that
> an issue?

OK, I can see that a permissions model is a possibility, but the current
wording seems to imply that it is a requirement; I don't think this is
critical before going to LC, but it would be good if we could clarify
this.

Dom
Received on Wednesday, 15 June 2011 15:21:28 GMT

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