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Re: Transferring File* to WebApps - redux

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:15:36 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTilKFIjAPvF96eNtH5lK30X7OC_xjnp0fS83f9xT@mail.gmail.com>
To: "SULLIVAN, BRYAN L (ATTCINW)" <BS3131@att.com>
Cc: arun@mozilla.com, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org, Ian Fette <ifette@google.com>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 3:11 PM, SULLIVAN, BRYAN L (ATTCINW)
<BS3131@att.com> wrote:
> Jonas,
> I guess there might be a parting of the ways here, resulting from
> differing (I guess some would say, incompatible) use cases and the APIs
> that support them.
>
> If the current File APIs in DAP are expected to only serve the
> user-centric browser paradigm then I agree they will not meet the DAP
> requirements and could be finalized in Webapps. But in DAP we will still
> need to define an API that *does* meet the use cases and requirements as
> envisioned in BONDI (which are focused more on mobile use cases and
> security models, as compared to a desktop browser focus) and that are
> now being carried forward in the WAC.
>
> So to help move us forward with the use cases that matter most to us in
> DAP, AT&T will draft a new API (filesystem) and provide that as input to
> the upcoming DAP F2F.

That sounds great. Thank you!

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 15 June 2010 22:16:30 GMT

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