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Re: Firing events in the deviceorientation spec

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 14:09:44 +0000
Message-ID: <CAGn1-_WbXwNnh1ZSwM0NopF4wr_NOc5O574qHDg84o9gJao5XQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, Lars Erik Bolstad <lbolstad@opera.com>, public-geolocation@w3.org
On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:54:36 +0100, Lars Erik Bolstad <lbolstad@opera.com>
> wrote:
>> Sorry for the rather late response here.
>> We discussed this at our f2f meeting earlier this week.
>> We're about to request transition to CR for the DeviceOrientation Events
>> spec and from a purely process-related view we're concerned about
>> introducing a dependency to DOM4 at this point.
>> In the interest of wrapping up the work we're chartered to do as a working
>> group now and not in 9-12 months, we decided to keep the reference to DOM2
>> Events.
> FWIW, introducing new init*Event() methods at this stage is not really
> acceptable, no matter what the dependency is. And not defining an event
> constructor as per DOM also seems questionable, but that is at least
> something you could fix in the future.
> Also, you already depend on HTML, which depends on the latest DOM, so it
> seems really weird to then also depend on some really crappy out of date
> draft.

I think we could remove that dependency. What do you suggest we do? We
can't keep this WG going just to wait for DOM4.


> Unrelated, the IDL in http://dev.w3.org/geo/api/spec-source-orientation.html
> is out of date.
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Thursday, 8 March 2012 14:10:19 UTC

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