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Re: Bringing Geolocation API to Recommendation

From: Lars Erik Bolstad <lbolstad@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 22:32:22 +0200
Message-ID: <52040056.2060706@opera.com>
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
CC: public-geolocation@w3.org
Thanks Dom, that would be great.

Lars Erik

Den 08.08.13 15:35, skrev Dominique Hazael-Massieux:
> Hi all,
>
> As you may remember [0], the Geolocation API spec has been stuck in
> Proposed Recommendation [1] since more than a year due to its dependency
> on WebIDL, combined with lack of actual support for WebIDL semantics in
> its implementations.
>
> Recently, the W3C Director chose to promote a specification in a similar
> situation (Web Storage) to Recommendation status:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2013JulSep/0019.html
> and follow up discussions on
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-forum/2013JulSep/0057.html
> [Member-only links unfortunately]
>
> Part of that decision was to demote the dependency on WebIDL to its
> purely syntactic form, without asserting that implementations also fully
> follow the associated semantics.
>
> I would like to offer to submit a similar transition for the Geolocation
> API, and will proceed with such an offer unless I hear objections in the
> upcoming week; explicit support for that proposal would also be very
> useful.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dom
>
> 0.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-geolocation/2012Sep/0000.html
> 1. http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/PR-geolocation-API-20120510/
>
>
>
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