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Re: Rick Waldron on DeviceAmbientLightEvent, DeviceMagneticFieldEvent, DeviceProximityEvents

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:39:53 +0100
To: JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA <jmcf@tid.es>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <41E96963526344F7AB8CEC8E60C37FD2@marcosc.com>




On Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:27 PM, JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA wrote:

> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I should note that Anssi did ask for me to prepare alternate proposals
> > (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2012Dec/0038.html)
> > ,
> > and Doug Turner did seem somewhat interested. Any motivation and
> > momentum was killed upon learning that implementors weren't interested
> > in doing better:
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2013Jan/att-0024/mi
> > nutes-dap-2013-01-09.html#item06
> > . Marcos and I still need to wrap up our alternate spec, but there is no
> > rush now.
> 
> 
> 
> I would be more than happy to help in rescuing the original Sensors API
> proposal successfully implemented as a Phone Plugin one year ago
> 
> http://cantera.orgfree.com/specs/sensors/latest/
> 
> That spec would not only allow to deal with device sensors but also to
> remote sensors in the emerging Web of Things domain

That would be good, but the proposal that Rick put forward is a bit different from that one. He is proposing better organization and abstractions than generic connectors. Take a look at https://github.com/rwldrn/johnny-five

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Marcos Caceres
Received on Thursday, 25 April 2013 14:40:23 UTC

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