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Re: Fwd: Device light and proximity sensor

From: Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2012 17:46:15 +0200
Message-ID: <4FA7EE47.5020106@opera.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
CC: W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Robin Berjon wrote:
> Doug put together the two proposals below. Since they happen to be both on our plate and delightfully simple I was wondering if there was interest in this group in taking them further?

Simple, discrete sensor APIs are an easy sell with a good track record 
of implementation (e.g. orientation).

+1 to moving these forward here.

>
> Begin forwarded message:
>> Resent-From: public-whatwg@w3.org
>> From: Doug Turner<doug.turner@gmail.com>
>> Date: May 4, 2012 19:47:52 GMT+02:00
>> To: public-whatwg@w3.org
>> Subject: Device light and proximity sensor
>> archived-at:<http://www.w3.org/mid/5E39BEF5-4E6E-4F04-93A8-C69D10405A46@gmail.com>
>>
>> I have added two new events to Firefox which allow web apps to detect light and proximity changes.
>>
>> http://dougturner.wordpress.com/2012/03/22/device-proximity-sensor/
>> http://dougturner.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/device-light-sensor/
>>
>> I'd like feedback and to see if there was any interest in supporting these events in other UAs.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Doug
>
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