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[Bug 11612] <device> should include RS232 and USB

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Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 05:17:48 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11612

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |NEEDSINFO
            Summary|RS232 and USB should be     |<device> should include
                   |included. Right now we      |RS232 and USB
                   |cannot deoploy software as  |
                   |a web app that needs to     |
                   |interface with locally      |
                   |installed hardware. For     |
                   |example I just built an     |
                   |application for an industry |
                   |that requires hardware      |
                   |interaction. I also had to  |
                   |write a                     |

--- Comment #2 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-01-11 05:17:48 UTC ---
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Status: Did Not Understand Request
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: I don't really understand how we would expose USB. Individual
devices of known types, sure, but how would we safely expose a generic USB
interface?

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