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[whatwg] Device proximity and light events

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 20:12:02 +0100
Message-ID: <CAGn1-_UZ1YTuEmGHh8gWFbN5_+cxuJ9Snk0xnEkbX1kJCedBmA@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Doug Turner <dougt at mozilla.com> wrote:
> Right, but they haven't been a real problem in practice.
>

Neither have we and we have been supporting device orientation for a
while in both Chrome (desktop and Android) and Android Web Browser...
To me, Doug's proposal seems reasonable.

Thanks,
Andrei


> Doug
>
> On May 4, 2012, at 2:32 PM, JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA wrote:
>
>> but you have the same issue as with motion and orientation which is that you cannot control the watch parameters for the sensor and the side effects of addEventListener
>> ________________________________________
>> De: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org [whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] En nombre de Doug Turner [dougt at mozilla.com]
>> Enviado el: viernes, 04 de mayo de 2012 22:03
>> Para: Tran, Dzung D
>> CC: whatwg at whatwg.org
>> Asunto: Re: [whatwg] Device proximity and light events
>>
>> I looked at the Sensor API. ?I was hoping to have something very simple and lightweight. ?I most likely will implement other sensor types in the same way - simple dom events with attributes that are specific to the event. ?This is what we did for device motion and orientation, and it has worked out quite well.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Doug
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On May 4, 2012, at 11:34 AM, Tran, Dzung D wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Doug,
>>>
>>> Proximity and Light is currently in the Sensor API spec at:
>>>
>>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/tip/sensor-api/Overview.html
>>>
>>> This spec is in process of revising. I am planning to update this in the next couple of days.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Tran
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org [mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Doug Turner
>>> Sent: Friday, May 04, 2012 11:02 AM
>>> To: whatwg at whatwg.org
>>> Subject: [whatwg] Device proximity and light events
>>>
>>> I have added two new events to Firefox which allow web apps to detect light and proximity changes.
>>>
>>> http://dougturner.wordpress.com/2012/03/22/device-proximity-sensor/
>>> http://dougturner.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/device-light-sensor/
>>>
>>> I'd like feedback and to see if there was any interest in supporting these events in other UAs.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Doug
>>>
>>
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