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Re: Review of the Battery Status Event specification

From: Anssi Kostiainen <anssi.kostiainen@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 16:31:48 +0300
CC: <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <36283CA6-15F1-4AF7-81DE-BE4315076295@nokia.com>
To: <kihong.kwon@samsung.com>
Hi Kihong,

On 30.5.2011, at 15.28, ext DZȫ wrote:

> I'm Kihong Kwon and works for Samsung Electronics.
> Concerning to revised draft of Battery Status Spec, I have a comment
> related with dropped attribute, isCharging.
> 
> In the perspective of handset manufacturer, I think additional attribute
> might be required to indicate whether a device is strongly charged or not
> on the isPluged state.
> Because some applications would like to do certain heavy works as a
> background jobs in only strongly charged state due to battery consumption
> issue.
> In case that device is connected to USB port, the amount of power is a
> little. So it's not appropriate time to do heavy works in background.
> 
> What do you think?

Thank you for your feedback.

I tried to simplify the prose around isPlugged to better address your concerns, but I see we may still need to clarify it. Feel free to propose better wording.

Would your use case be addressed by monitoring the level while isPlugged is true?

-Anssi
Received on Monday, 30 May 2011 13:29:57 GMT

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