W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-script-coord@w3.org > April to June 2013

Re: Coordination

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:47:17 -0400
Message-ID: <5169FC95.6040508@mit.edu>
To: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
CC: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On 4/13/13 4:55 PM, Rick Waldron wrote:
> The DeviceAmbientLightEvent and DeviceMagneticFieldEvent "API"s were
> presented as:
>
> 1. A spec that had already been implemented
> 2. A spec that was copied from the poorly designed
> DeviceOrientationEvent and DeviceMotionEvent, to claim  "platform
> consistency"

Yeah, I think the way this was done was extremely poor, not least in the 
way it was rushed.  :(

> Any motivation and
> momentum was killed upon learning that implementors weren't interested
> in doing better:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2013Jan/att-0024/minutes-dap-2013-01-09.html#item06

That's really unfortunate.  I'm going to go have some conversations with 
people now....

-Boris
Received on Sunday, 14 April 2013 00:47:46 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:37:48 UTC