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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 15:39:54 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHfnhfrEFhZf_NgPreW05a8E2XqGM6NC23PSK-Xv-JgA6Tf4pw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tran, Dzung D" <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
Cc: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>, 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 12:21 PM, Tran, Dzung D <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>wrote:

> 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.

Marcos and I begun writing today.


> dtran
> 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.
> >
> >--tobie
> >
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