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Re: [HOME_NETWORK_TF] Terminology section of the requirements document

From: Giuseppe Pascale <giuseppep@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:23:54 +0200
To: "WRIGHT, STEVEN A" <sw3588@att.com>
Cc: public-web-and-tv@w3.org, "Clarke Stevens" <C.Stevens@cablelabs.com>, "Matt Hammond" <matt.hammond@rd.bbc.co.uk>
Message-ID: <op.v1ft14uq6ugkrk@giuseppep-x220>
On Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:30:49 +0200, WRIGHT, STEVEN A <sw3588@att.com>  
wrote:

> I agree Home Network should be defined.
> I'm not sure the assumption of a single subnet is valid in a home  
> network.
the definition says "typically" so basically do not exclude multiple  
subnets

> It also seems likely that both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses may need to be  
> supported going forward.
>
right, but probably not relevant for our document.
Are you fine with the current definition  [1] in the requirement document  
or would you suggest a rephrasing?

/g

[1]  
http://www.w3.org/2011/webtv/wiki/HNTF/Home_Network_TF_Requirements#Terminology


> Regards,
> Steven Wright, MBA, PhD,
> Sent from my ATT iPhone.
> Rethink Possible.
>
> On Aug 30, 2011, at 2:01 AM, "Giuseppe Pascale" <giuseppep@opera.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 30 Aug 2011 00:51:47 +0200, Matt Hammond  
>> <matt.hammond@rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> Sounds good.
>>>
>>
>> Agree with both. Merged into the requirement document.
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/webtv/wiki/HNTF/Home_Network_TF_Requirements#Terminology
>>
>> /g
>>
>>>
>>> Matt
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 23:40:34 +0100, Clarke Stevens  
>>> <C.Stevens@cablelabs.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I think it would be worthwhile to define it since the idea of a home
>>>> network is a concept that has not been relevant in HTML to this  
>>>> point. I
>>>> also think your definition is pretty good. We could also add something
>>>> along the lines of, "The home network can also be considered the local
>>>> area network (LAN) within the home."
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> -Clarke
>>>>
>>>> On 8/29/11 4:29 PM, "Matt Hammond" <matt.hammond@rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I've just noticed that the terminology section includes "companion
>>>>> device"
>>>>> ... which can be dropped since it no longer features in the  
>>>>> requirements
>>>>> document.
>>>>>
>>>>> Would it also be worth adding a definition for "home network"? I
>>>>> appreciate this may be deceptively difficult to define in a way that  
>>>>> we
>>>>> can all agree on; and perhaps that may be reason enough to exclude  
>>>>> it and
>>>>>
>>>>> therefore deliberately keep it ambiguous. Here is an attempt though:
>>>>>
>>>>> "For the purposes of this document, the term "home network" refers  
>>>>> to the
>>>>>
>>>>> networking infrastructure that facilitates Internet Protocol
>>>>> communications between devices within the home. This will typically  
>>>>> (but
>>>>> not always) consist of a single IP subnet and will typically (but not
>>>>> always) be connected to the Internet."
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Matt
>>>>> --
>>>>> | Matt Hammond
>>>>> | Research Engineer, BBC R&D, Centre House, London
>>>>> | http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Giuseppe Pascale
>> TV & Connected Devices
>> Opera Software
>>


-- 
Giuseppe Pascale
TV & Connected Devices
Opera Software
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