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Re: System Level APIs draft proposal

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 22:34:08 +0200
Cc: Niklas Widell <niklas.widell@ericsson.com>, Doug Turner <dougt@mozilla.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <069AFE62-1B80-4FF5-9D93-28002C6D3960@berjon.com>
To: "SULLIVAN, BRYAN L" <bs3131@att.com>
On May 22, 2012, at 18:09 , SULLIVAN, BRYAN L wrote:
> AFAICT, Webapps will not be addressing the user experience (UX) related to security/privacy options for installable Webapps, regardless of how packaged. If there are aspects then of the UX that are necessary to define at least in terms of function if not UI, e.g. permission notices and grants and how pre-arranged trust may affect that, shouldn't that be addressed in this WG as part of an app lifecycle discussion?

WebApps is addressing the installation aspects in its installable apps API (I doubt that it will mandate any UX, but it ought to provide the hooks for it). System can define lower-level things such as permissions.

> This will have an impact on the design of the APIs as you note, but I also think there are general app lifecycle / UX aspects that need to be addressed as guidelines at the least.

Yes, the last iteration of the charter reflects that. There will have to be coordination between DAP, System, and WebApps  but that was only to be expected.

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