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Re: Removal of section 5.2.2: Search Filters.

From: Rich Tibbett <rich.tibbett@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:24:05 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTinaRfWEoW1O7SkJbcwWyUpiFnNHvstTVh9s8mCq@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 12:12 PM, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> On Mar 7, 2011, at 18:35 , Rich Tibbett wrote:
> > I've been planning for a while to remove Section 5.2.2 from the Contacts
> API specification: http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/contacts/#search-filters
> >
> > I imagine that a number of people have thoughts on this removal. If
> implementors still wish to experiment with this feature then I would
> consider adding it back in but for now its complexity far outweighs its
> benefits considering that it adds little value to the overall functioning of
> the API.
> I think I'm a little confused. Do you want to remove 1) all ability to
> filter, 2) the description of how filtering works, 3) something else?

The proposal is to simplify the processing of Contact find() operations
without being overly prescriptive on the processing of the filter attribute.
I will rework the spec to remove some of the complexity introduced for
search filters while still providing the filter parameter.

- Rich
Received on Thursday, 10 March 2011 09:26:04 UTC

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