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Re: Shelve Web Intents, Web Intents Addendum, Pick Media Intent, Pick Contacts Intent, respond by 17 May (next Friday)

From: Greg Billock <gbillock@google.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 09:08:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAxVY9e6_Mg6Fsvxf7h+aqj2S-A99RTN72e_r-34jTSLPif18g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>
Cc: "Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com" <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
I'll get the web intents spec updated with notes today.


On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 4:53 AM, Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> As we had consensus to shelve the documents, I've added the suggested
> warning statement to Pick Media Intent and Pick Contacts Intent.
>
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/default/gallery/Overview.html
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/default/contacts/Overview.html
>
> I would like to note that I'll definitely rework the specs once we hammer
> out the details of Web Intents/Activities.
>
> Frederick,
> It will be nice of you to update the DAP home page accordingly.
>
>
> Jungkee
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com [mailto:Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:08 AM
> > To: public-device-apis@w3.org
> > Cc: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com
> > Subject: CfC: Shelve Web Intents, Web Intents Addendum, Pick Media
> Intent,
> > Pick Contacts Intent, respond by 17 May (next Friday)
> >
> > This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to shelve the Web Intents, Web Intents
> > Addendum, Pick Media Intent, and Pick Contacts Intent specifications (4
> > specs).
> >
> > Shelving in this case means that we are not sure the specifications will
> > advance along the lines the drafts indicate. As a result we want to be
> > clear to everyone that we may not advance the specifications or that we
> > may change the approach.  This does not mean that we have decided not to
> > advance them, just that there is a question as to the direction and/or
> > progression at this point.
> >
> > In order to advance this work we need support for the underlying
> > technology, which we have been assuming will be a combination of Web
> > Intents and Web Activities. This will require some sharing of proposals
> on
> > the public list to enable progress. It would be best if we can progress
> > this on the public list by September, so that we can have a meaningful
> > result on the topic at a TPAC F2F.
> >
> > If we have consensus to shelve the documents, this will have the
> following
> > immediate consequences:
> >
> > 1. The editors will edit each document to add a warning statement before
> > the abstract.
> >
> >  I suggest we use the following text (feel free to make suggestions):
> >
> > "The Device APIs Working Group is currently not progressing the approach
> > outlined in this draft. Please treat this document with caution and do
> not
> > reference it or use it as the basis for implementation. The domain
> covered
> > by this document is still within the scope of the Working Group as
> defined
> > in its Charter. The Working Group may resume this work or adopt an
> > alternative approach depending on the interest of WG members and
> > implementers."
> >
> > 2. On the DAP home page we will move the specifications from the active
> > roadmap [1]  to the list of shelved specifications [2].
> >
> > I suggest we keep both the links to the latest published draft and
> editors
> > draft available when we do this. (I can volunteer to make this update if
> > we agree to this CfC).
> >
> > Please send all comments regarding this CfC to the public-device-
> > apis@w3.org mail list by 17 May (next Friday).   Silence will be
> > considered as agreement with the proposal. If you support this CfC, a
> > positive response is preferred and encouraged, even if a +1.
> >
> > Obviously any constructive work on the list regarding the underlying
> > technology would also be welcome.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > regards, Frederick
> >
> > Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
> > Chair, W3C DAP Working Group
> >
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/2009/dap/#roadmap
> >
> > [2] http://www.w3.org/2009/dap/#shelved
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
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