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Re: SCXML cancel event?

From: RJ Auburn <rj@voxeo.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:04:53 -0500
Cc: "Barnett, James" <James.Barnett@aspect.com>, <www-voice@w3.org>
Message-Id: <00895C37-DA04-4330-B145-10684D700D8C@voxeo.com>
To: "Yakulis, Ross (Ross)" <yakulis@avaya.com>
Ross,

I would have to agree with you and this will get re-raised in the  
working group to see about being changed in an upcoming spec update.

	RJ

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RJ Auburn
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On Dec 18, 2007, at 10:56 :08, Yakulis, Ross (Ross) wrote:

> But cancel seem really basic (to me), especially since there is a  
> sendid and delay, this implies
> an event is cancelable and should be a base part of SCXML.   For a  
> standard to be standard
> there needs to be some basic commonality between various "scxml  
> implementations", and cancel
> is the compliment of send.   If all implementations have to  
> implement cancel then there is little
> portability of SCXML documents.   Said another way if too much is  
> "platform" specific,
> it there really any "standard"?
>
> Ross
>
>
> From: Barnett, James [mailto:James.Barnett@aspect.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:11 AM
> To: Yakulis, Ross (Ross); www-voice@w3.org
> Subject: RE: SCXML cancel event?
>
> We had <cancel> in an earlier draft, then took it out as an attempt  
> to simplify the basic set of executable content.  We will be  
> reviewing <send>/<invoke> functionality in a future draft.  In the  
> meantime, if you need <cancel>, you can add it as a platform- 
> specific extension.  (In general, we intend for platforms to provide  
> extra executable content suitable for their specific applications.)
>
> - Jim
> From: www-voice-request@w3.org [mailto:www-voice-request@w3.org] On  
> Behalf Of Yakulis, Ross (Ross)
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 4:30 PM
> To: www-voice@w3.org
> Subject: SCXML cancel event?
>
> Should the spec have a <cancel/> tag that allows on to cancel a  
> delayed event?
>
> Ross Yakulis
>
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