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Re: [AGENDA] Media Annotations WG Teleconf - 2011-05-10

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 19:17:29 +0200
Message-ID: <4DC97329.50603@liris.cnrs.fr>
To: Florian Stegmaier <stegmai@dimis.fim.uni-passau.de>
CC: "public-media-annotation@w3.org" <public-media-annotation@w3.org>
On 05/09/2011 12:39 PM, Florian Stegmaier wrote:
> <snip/>
> ** API changes regarding [1]
> We cannot change from double to decimal, since this datatype is not
> defined in the last version of the WebIDL spec [2].

As I explained today at the telecon, xsd:decimal is a very open
datatype, with no limit in size, hence not suitable to most programming
language. This is why I took care of allowing xsd:double in the case
xsd:decimal is not usable.
The API document is obviously the first to benefit of this precaution.

> The only change we
> have to perform in the API spec from my point of view is the changing of
> the Date property description.

yes, for which I proposed a rephrasing in the end of [3]

  pa


> We must also change the name of this
> property, because we encounter naming conflicts while implementing it in
> a web-based application. Werner will point this out in tomorrows teleconf.

> <snip/>
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-media-annotation/2011May/0029.html
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/

[3]
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-media-annotation/2011May/att-0013/proposal.html
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