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Re: Removal of section 5.2.2: Search Filters.

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:36:00 +0100
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-Id: <B8265000-69CF-4558-8606-F7C4FA832BED@berjon.com>
To: Rich Tibbett <rich.tibbett@gmail.com>
On Mar 10, 2011, at 10:24 , Rich Tibbett wrote:
> 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 param

Right, I was confused about the proposal but now that I understand it precisely I support it.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Thursday, 10 March 2011 09:36:29 UTC

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