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Re: [vibra] Vibration API

From: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:06:09 +0000
To: <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
CC: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, <anssi.kostiainen@nokia.com>, <public-device-apis@w3.org>, <public-webevents@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8B32240A-CB18-4859-AB46-D0EF8A103182@nokia.com>
Makes sense to me, and thanks for bringing this up Anssi.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Oct 11, 2011, at 7:18 AM, ext Arthur Barstow wrote:

> Hi Anssi, All,
> 
> On 10/11/11 5:10 AM, ext Anssi Kostiainen wrote:
>> [ cc: public-webevents ]
>> 
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> Mozilla has done some early prototyping work around vibration API in Gecko [1]. Given that the Device APIs group has "an API to manage vibration" in its Charter [2] I believe it makes sense to look at this topic in this group soonish. For this reason, I added Vibrator API as one of the potential topics for the upcoming TPAC F2F [3].
>> 
>> There has been discussion on the public-webevents ML around this [4], and the conclusion seems to be that the Device APIs group could be the home for the potential spec. I could volunteer to be an editor to gets things moving, but I'm also happy to hand over the spec to eager co-editors.
> 
> Given an "API to manage vibration" is an explicit deliverable for DAPI, I think the conclusion re scope is very clear: vibration API is DAPI's spec. If someone in Web Events wants to contribute to this spec, they need to join the DAPI WG.
> 
>> Chairs - Do you think we could fit a slot for this topic somewhere so that it would work for both the groups?
> 
> My recommendation is for DAPI to put this API on its agenda (if so desired) and going forward, we set an expectation that DAPI's list (public-device-apis) will be used for all related discussions.
> 
> Frederick, Robin - agreed?
> 
> -AB
> 
>> 
>> -Anssi
>> 
>> [1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=679966
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2011/07/DeviceAPICharter
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2009/dap/wiki/F2F_Agenda_3-4_November_2011,_Santa_Clara_(TPAC)
>> [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webevents/2011OctDec/0022.html
> 
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