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Re: [discovery-api] how does serviceavailable function in practice

From: Jean-Claude Dufourd <jean-claude.dufourd@telecom-paristech.fr>
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2013 14:43:33 +0100
Message-ID: <5113AF85.7050702@telecom-paristech.fr>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: public-device-apis@w3.org
Thanks for the fast answer.
If the serviceavailable event itself does not provide a way to get the 
NetworkService object, and the NetworkServices object received by the 
successCallback is immutable, where do I get the information ? Rich ?
Thanks
JC

Le 7/2/13 14:39 , Bjoern Hoehrmann a écrit :
> * Jean-Claude Dufourd wrote:
>> Let us imagine that after a first call to getNetworkServices, I get a
>> NetworkServices object with 0 entries.
>> So I have to listen to the serviceavailable event on that
>> NetworkServices object to get any new matching service.
>> Probably, the event handler is going to provide me with a new obect of
>> type NetworkService. Is that correct ?
> Based on the current Working Draft that would not be possible because
> the `serviceavailable` event object implements only the Event interface
> which lacks support for such information. That would also seem to be odd
> design. I would rather think the object the listener is registered on is
> mutated prior to the dispatch of the event.
>
>> I did not find in the spec where this is specified.
>> What did I miss ?
> In <http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-discovery-api-20121004/> section 7 in
> the first list in the sublist in the fourth list the third item mentions
> `serviceavailable`. You can then step back through the code to see what
> effect the individual assembly instructions, like "increment service
> manager's servicesAvailable attribute by 1" have (reverse-engineering).


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