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

From: Tran, Dzung D <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:21:11 +0000
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>, Anssi Kostiainen <anssi.kostiainen@nokia.com>
CC: ext Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.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>
Message-ID: <CD4CE862.1E87%dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
If there are interests, I can also help getting this going if Rick does
not have cycles. I have done significant work around sensors at the
platform level for Win8 and Android, which would come in handy when
mapping to high level APIs.


On 2/22/13 6:28 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.
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