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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 GMT

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