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Re: Moving alerting methods to DAP (was: Re: [widgets] Draft Minutes from 13 August 2009 Voice Conf)

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 20:19:55 +0200
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>, "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uy6ijhbgbyn2jm@galactica>
On Mon, 24 Aug 2009 11:34:18 +0200, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> Given that HTML5 is trying to get to LC within this decade, I doubt  
> they'll accept that. The tendency is more to trim as many things out of  
> the specification as they can find editors to sustain.
>
>>   Arve: I don't think DAP is right, but WebApps is OK if HTML WG
>>   doesn't want them
>
> Care to detail why?

This is a purity-above-all argument, really, hence "think" instead of  
"does not belong in DAP".  Alerting methods are in no way device-specific  
or device-bound. Nor are they particularily specific to widgets (or HTML5,  
for that matter).

-- 
Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Monday, 24 August 2009 18:20:42 GMT

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