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Re: [proximity, light] Dispatching events at objects (was: Please confirm DAP comment resolution)

From: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:24:54 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHfnhfpfSmRE0GMnFc12erqqw1uj-BBKzn++aDzR6_WjBRmpxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Cc: Anssi Kostiainen <anssi.kostiainen@nokia.com>, "public-device-apis public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>, Doug Turner <dougt@mozilla.com>, ext Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 9:28 AM, Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com> wrote:

> On Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Anssi Kostiainen wrote:
> > > I'm sorry to say that there was never much motivation here, since most
> of the copy/paste designs already have implementations. The whole thing
> felt like an exercise in futility, considering the lack of historic
> precedent in support of implementors wanting to support alternative designs
> or even consider dropping the existing APIs (especially where platform
> code, eg, b2g/gaia, has been written).
> >
> > Too bad. Personally speaking, I really liked your proposal, as did many
> others. But if an implementation ships, the spec typically cannot be
> changed in backwards-incompatible ways.
> I've heard significant interest from implementors to do a version 2. These
> things happen. Look at what's now going with AppCache.

Fair enough.

@tobie Let's work together on thisódoes it make sense for us to create a
repo to work in, for the initial drafting?


> --tobie
Received on Friday, 22 February 2013 15:25:40 UTC

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