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Re: When should a Device API be exposed? Re: Atmospheric pressure sensosr API

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 20:11:52 +0100
Message-ID: <504E3B78.4010809@lamouri.fr>
To: public-device-apis@w3.org
On 09/10/2012 05:45 PM, Doug Turner wrote:
>> Do we want to provide this duplication? The reason for going for a Web Intents based solution is that the need for Web Applications to use data from external sensors will likely increase.
> 
> Exposing device apis through web intents is something that I am not
> interested in.  From a browser pov, I do not think there is any
> immediate market demand for exposing external sensors.  In many ways,
> we are just trying to expose the functionality that native APIs have.

Generally speaking, implementing APIs trough Web Intents is something
Mozilla is not in favour of.

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Mounir
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