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RE: [widgets] What does it mean to have an unavailable API

From: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 10:14:33 +0200
To: "marcosc@opera.com" <marcosc@opera.com>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FAA1D89C5BAF1142A74AF116630A9F2C0A26ED9268@OBEEX01.obe.access-company.com>
Hi Marcos,

>>Right. However, I don't know why we are discussing this if, as you
>>said before, it has no relevance to widgets.
Last week during the BONDI meeting that you also attended we concluded that requestFeature() will be applicable also to widgets. The detailed discussion is planned anyway.

Thanks.

Kind regards,
Marcin

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-----Original Message-----
From: marcosscaceres@gmail.com [mailto:marcosscaceres@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Marcos Caceres
Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 8:34 PM
To: Marcin Hanclik
Cc: Jonas Sicking; Scott Wilson; Henri Sivonen; public-webapps
Subject: Re: [widgets] What does it mean to have an unavailable API

2009/6/3 Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>:
> Hi Marcos,
>
> requestFeature() from BONDI 1.0 is an asynchronous API that follows API design pattern:
> http://bondi.omtp.org/1.0/apis/BONDI_Interface_Patterns_v1.0.html#asynchronicity

> requestFeature() is described in detail in:
> http://bondi.omtp.org/1.0/security/BONDI_Architecture_and_Security_v1.0.pdf

> section 4.3.2
>
> "A call to the successCallback Function signifies that the request has been satisfied and that the corresponding JavaScript API is immediately available."
>

Ok.

> It means basically that you can directly use the requested API if the request to have it was successful.
> You do not have to perform any further checks and there is actually a bunch of interfaces that are available, not just a single object.
>

Right. However, I don't know why we are discussing this if, as you
said before, it has no relevance to widgets.


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