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Re: Next step for DAP Ambient Light Events

From: Doug Turner <doug.turner@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:13:55 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHni0v8dfk-Y_XM-NudzfapDPu139U+CiQgc5yPuD3tQWYKaqQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, Doug Turner <dougt@mozilla.com>, CSS WG <www-style@w3.org>, public-device-apis@w3.org
> The feature is much harder to use without named ranges.  I think the
> evidence in this thread may have shown that it's *practically
> impossible* to use without them, given the large variance in detected
> light levels.

With that said, are you thinking that the lux value as reported by the
device isn't that important?  Instead just use the lux range name?

> As noted, it appears that only three levels are necessary - normal,
> dim, and bright.  These three levels serve the vast majority of
> use-cases adequately.

What are the ranges for these 3 names?  is that up to the UA?
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