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Re: [sensors] Device Proximity (was: Device light and proximity sensor)

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2012 22:16:51 +0100
To: Tran, Dzung D <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
Cc: Doug Turner <dougt@mozilla.com>, Anssi Kostiainen <anssi.kostiainen@nokia.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6E3A6840D0BE41658A7EC894CEA56A88@marcosc.com>


On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Tran, Dzung D wrote:

> > So, what I agreed with jonas about was a new event that only fired when there was a transition between near and far. device proximity for something that was more advanced. <insert this new event name here> for something really simple. 
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> > Thoughts?
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> What I am afraid of is that browsers going to interpret far versus near differently on the same device. I rather to give the control to the programmer to interpret base on value, min, max.
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I'm afraid of the opposite thing. I more trust the people that are closer to the os (or directly interfacing with the hardware) to handle that.  


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Marcos Caceres
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